Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Last updated 35 min ago
Jan 31 2012 | 1:41pm ET
After three years of strong returns, Majedie Asset Management has closed its "old-fashioned long/short equity fund" to new investment.
The fund currently manages £350 million. London-based Majedie said that clients have known since the Tortoise fund debuted three-and-a-half years ago that this day would come.
"When we launch funds, we always think about the total capacity and tell clients and consultants in advance when it would close," James de Uphaugh, chief investment officer, told Financial News. "That is what we have done. We prefer to prioritize the achievement of really good returns over asset size."
Tortoise has averaged 15.7% returns since inception. Managing director Rob Harris credits the performance to a nimbleness allowed by the fund's size.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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