Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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Oct 29 2008 | 12:32pm ET
The hedge fund industry is currently undergoing a cleansing ritual and industry observers are bracing for leaner times ahead. But one group of hedge funds is reportedly positioned for risk-adjusted outperformance and an eventual return to growth.
According to a new report by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, rated hedge funds have been generally more prudent with their leverage, a factor its analysts believe has been instrumental in their survival.
“Ultimately, a hedge fund's endurance will depend on its ability to once again deliver the stellar, non-correlated returns they've been known to produce, along with increased transparency,” said S&P credit analyst Chris Cary.
“Those measures, in our view, could help to restore investor confidence and willingness to stay the course, especially if investors gain greater insight into strategies or more access to managers.”
Nov 4 2014 | 9:45am ET
Data management is important to every business, but for hedge funds, it is critical. FINalternatives recently asked Peter Sanchez, CEO of Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services, how fund managers can deal with the demands of managing data while at the same time remain transparent and abide by operational best practices. Read more…
Reg NMS created a huge bifurcation in equity markets and while much of what has followed has been positive, in terms of lower fees and greater liquidity, many traders would like to see the market come...