Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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May 8 2012 | 10:53am ET
Despite an uptick in mergers and acquisitions last month, hedge funds designed to profit for them failed to do so in a big way.
April saw the most M&A activity since October. But event-driven hedge funds posted some of the worst performances of the month, and merger arbitrage funds also suffered losses.
Event-driven funds lost 0.64%, according to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index. Merger arb. funds fell 0.25%, according to Hedge Fund Research. The average hedge fund lost about one-third of a percent in April.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…