Glenview, Tiger Global up double digits in 2017; Carlson, Tudor falter

80% of funds in the Absolute Return database finished positive, though gains were not evenly spread.

GSO and Aurelius alleged to be gaming CDS market

Solus files lawsuit against GSO and Hovnanian over so-called “sham payment default.”

Insurance-linked securities reward fund managers in retrocession market

Some parts of the retrocession market saw a rate increase of around 20%, but no loss returns were more muted

Insurance-linked securities reward fund managers in retrocession market

Some parts of the retrocession market saw a rate increase of around 20%, but no loss returns were more muted

Following active year, Fir Tree ‘disappointed’ by performance

The $8.2 billion firm, which has come under scrutiny for its involvement in Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy, added to its debt holdings.

Fir Tree promotes managing partner, transfers ownership

The firm expects founder Jeffrey Tannenbaum to cede leadership in mid-2020.



Save the date for the upcoming Absolute Return Symposium (Mar 8, 2018)

The Symposium brings together leading managers and investors from across the globe.


Awards Nominations (Round 2): Don’t be left out

How to ensure you are considered in the second round of nominations for the annual Absolute Return Awards.

Asset Flows: Managed futures are ahead with investments and performance

U.S. hedge funds experience outflows in October.