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Don’t Fear Hedge Funds or Directional Strategies

May 23rd, 2012 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies

Hedge funds as a class have performed quite well since 1994. As one might expect, distinct hedge fund strategies yield distinct results. Long/short equity strategies (or “equity hedge” strategies as KPMG calls them) have done best. Generally speaking, hedge funds willing to make directional bets have outperformed those that stick to relative-value plays.Read More