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Top Hedge Fund Managers: They Aren’t Wizards, but They Are Masters

May 28th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Strategies, Institutional Investing, Alpha Hunters, Alpha Strategies, Alpha Seekers

For Faille, the stand-out essay in this collection of case studies, from CNBC's Maneet Ahuja, concerns Marc Lasry and Sonia Gardner, of the Avenue Capital Group. As Myron Scholes says in his afterword to this volume, Lasry and Gardner take returns from those whose demand for liquidity makes them willing to give them up. Read More

What Happens When You Pick A Fight With Activist Hedge Funds

May 12th, 2015 | Filed under: Media Coverage of Hedge Funds, Hedge Fund Strategies, Alpha Strategies

The tear-jerker ending to a famous Broadway musical comes to Faille's mind as he contemplates the latest twist in the struggle over DuPont's board. Read More

AIMA: Debt Funds Filling a Need in Europe, UK and US

May 11th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Alpha Strategies, Insolvency

A new survey from AIMA seems designed to dispel the idea that alternative finance is a game played somewhere far away from the 'real economy.' The gist of it is that as banks withdraw from lending to that real economy, alternative asset managers, including hedge funds, have stepped in to fill the void. Read More

Liquidity, Leverage and Those Nimble Hedge Funds

Apr 9th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Derivatives, Risk management, Regulatory

Basel III has given us three different statistics with a common goal, to keep banks to a stable funding profile, neither too illiquid nor too highly leveraged. As these requirements come on-line, what will be the consequences for the relationship between prime brokers and hedge fund managers? Read More

Top 10 Hedge Fund Trends for 2015

Jan 8th, 2015 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Hedge Fund Strategies, Institutional Investing, Alpha Hunters

Guest columnist Don Steinbrugge, CFA, surveys institutional investors and hedge funds to find out what the top trends may be for 2015.Read More