Generation two liquid alternatives20180912213647

Generation two liquid alternatives

Mathias Mamou-ManiSeptember 12, 20180 comments
Liquid alternatives are broadly defined as strategies that are available in registered funds (mutual funds, ETFs and UCITs) that seek to provide inves...
Six Reasons To Replicate Hedge Funds20180611110106

Six Reasons To Replicate Hedge Funds

Barbara NadelJune 11, 20180 comments
In this recent article in AlphaWeek, Beachhead Capital’s Andrew Beer makes the case for hedge fund replication and describes how replication str...
NYSSA Keynote Presentation: Emerging Hedge Funds: Today versus 200620161013154035

NYSSA Keynote Presentation: Emerging Hedge Funds: Today versus 2006

Barbara NadelOctober 13, 20160 comments
In his keynote address to the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA), Andrew Beer shared his views on launching a hedge fund in today’s envir...
The Trouble with Alpha: Part I20160623124038

The Trouble with Alpha: Part I

Barbara NadelJune 23, 2016, 0 comments
Investors equate “alpha” to outperformance.  A high alpha fund presumably delivers substantial excess returns relative to its benchmark. True alp...
The Rise of Populism and the Fall of Economies20160616163624

The Rise of Populism and the Fall of Economies

Barbara NadelJune 16, 2016, , 0 comments
Recent election cycles in the U.S. and Europe have seen the ascendance of political parties whose platforms are significantly shaped by populist initi...
Why a ‘Replication’ Strategy Trumps Liquid Alt Funds20160614134722

Why a ‘Replication’ Strategy Trumps Liquid Alt Funds

Barbara NadelJune 14, 2016, 0 comments
Catch Andrew Beer interviewed on TheStreet. The liquid alternatives movement is trying to bring hedge fund strategies to ordinary investors. Unfortuna...
Brexit in 10 Days?20160613134124

Brexit in 10 Days?

Barbara NadelJune 13, 20160 comments
A new poll from the Bruges Group gives the Leave camp a 19 point lead over Remain. According to the poll, 52% of respondents supported a Brexit, while...
Valeant: Position Crowding, Intrinsic Value – an Update20160608130525

Valeant: Position Crowding, Intrinsic Value – an Update

Barbara NadelJune 8, 2016, 0 comments
In January, we wrote a post on Position Crowding and Valeant – the poster child in 2015 for a crowded hedge fund name.  One of the points we made w...
Brexit in 22 Days?20160601165828

Brexit in 22 Days?

Barbara NadelJune 1, 20160 comments
A new Guardian poll reveals a 52 – 48 split among Britons in favor of leaving the EU. The alarming result represents a sharp decline in support for ...
Chasing Fund Returns is a Very, Very Bad Idea20160509183323

Chasing Fund Returns is a Very, Very Bad Idea

How does a fund earn over $500 million in management fees yet lose over $1 billion for investors since inception? No, sorry.  It’s not a hedge fund...
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