hedge funds

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Hedge fund assets investing in emerging markets have surged above the $200 billion mark for the first time, according to a new report from Hedge Fund Research (HFR). Chicago-based HFR said the growth has been driven by hedge funds invested in Russia and Latin America. Total capital invested in Latin

New research has found that managers overseeing the investments of the world's super wealthy have been turning away from hedge funds and instead focusing on private equity and private debt investments. According to UBS and Campden Research survey, which questioned 242 family offices – which manage money for super-rich family

Hedge Funds

A new approach focusing on how hedge fund managers treat their investors is being trialled by regulators in the US. Overseeing and policing the hedge fund industry, which is worth a staggering $3 trillion, has never been easy and this new approach follows a series of investigations into how hedge

equity funds

A new survey from Deutsche Bank has revealed that equity funds that are able to profit from both rising and falling markets are tipped to far outperform others over the course of 2016. The 14th annual Deutsche Bank Alternative Investment Survey questioned 504 global hedge fund investors managing $2.1 trillion

macro funds

Macro funds are set to stay popular with hedge fund investors next year, in spite of the mixed bag of results they have seen this year. Reports from Reuters indicated that many funds are seeing strong levels of support for the alternative investments with clients keen to stick with the

The first six months 0f 2015 have been remarkably strong for Asian hedge fund start-ups, according to data from AsiaHedge survey. The analysis, reported by Reuters, found that Asian hedge fund start-ups raised a record $5.3 billion in the first half of the year, twice as much as was raised

hedge fund investments

Any experienced investor knows that international turmoil, whether political or financial, can quickly filter down to have an impact on seemingly unrelated markets. That is why investors will normally look for a form of alternative investment that can withstand the bumps that will invariably appear in the road. And one