Israel Escapes Worst Of Hedge Fund Havoc

Oct 30 2008 | 8:35am ET

Things are ugly in the hedge fund heartland. But somewhat farther afield from New York, Greenwich, Conn., and London, things are a good deal calmer.

Israel is no major hedge fund center, with about 20 funds operating. But those funds have done a better job than their global compatriots, losing just 1.8% last month while Israeli stocks took a 12% bath.

Israeli hedge fund have seen their assets under management fall, but the decline is blamed primarily on withdrawals and difficulty raising new capital, Globes Online reports.


In Depth

Q&A: Decathlon Capital On Revenue-Based Alternative Lending

Oct 30 2017 | 3:49pm ET

The explosion in private credit activity since the end of the financial crisis is...

Lifestyle

CFA Institute To Add Computer Science To Exam Curriculum

May 24 2017 | 9:25pm ET

Starting in 2019, financial industry executives sitting for the coveted Chartered...

Guest Contributor

CAIS: How Technology is Disrupting the Alternative Investment Industry

Nov 7 2017 | 5:35pm ET

If there’s one thing that alternative investment professionals can agree on, it...