Analysis

Glenview, QIM and Tiger Global among big-name winners in first half

Underperforming managers included Caxton and Pershing Square.


Asset Flows: Commodities fall out of favor

Mixed arbitrage funds benefit from investor confidence in May.

Macro managers dial up risk while CTAs hold cash in reserve

Absolute Return examined the SEC’s latest quarterly release of Private Funds Statistics (Form PF data)



Majority of hedge funds on dry land in Q1

More than half of hedge funds ended the first quarter safely above water.


Managed futures: The search for crisis alpha

Absolute Return discusses the findings of a Campbell & Company-penned research paper.


Tide turns for commodities and managed futures managers in Q1

MBS funds continue to suffer outflows of almost 9%.


Ira Sohn: Which 2016 tips did the best?

Chanos, Khoury and Robbins won big while Fisher's and Block's shorts were crushed and Einhorn's picks were a mix.


Brand Names: March 2017 | Tosca, MKP and Platinum lead the pack

Our monthly update of performance for many of the world's leading funds.


Goldman Sachs remains top prime broker for new launches

Absolute Return charted the new HF business earned by prime brokers in 2016.


Brand Names: February 2017 | Campbell, Graham and Owl Creek outpace peers

Our monthly update of performance for many of the world's leading funds.


Brand Names: September 2016 | QIM, Renaissance and Wolverine on track for double digit annual gains.

Our monthly update of performance for many of the world's leading funds.


Bleak first half for launches as new funds fall short

Some 31 new Americas hedge funds pulled in $10.4 billion – the lowest total since 2013.


Brand Names: August 2016 | Tyrus and Silverback add to positive years

Our monthly update of performance for many of the world's leading funds.



Administration Q&A: Citco’s Jay Peller

“When we look at the manager community, a lot of them are re-looking at their models and removing duplicate services and looking to outsource more. We are constantly working on models with our clients to help them scale their business while becoming more efficient.”


Administration Q&A: Northern Trust’s Peter Sanchez

“I think the administration market will, over time, bear a broader range of administration services at current price points.”


Goldman Sachs remains atop prime brokerage rankings

The largest primes retain their dominance. Features Q&As with Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan.


2016 Investor Outlook: InvestCorp’s Lionel Erdely bullish on smaller and younger managers

The chief investment officer and head of hedge funds for $10.6 billion investment management firm InvestCorp shares what's on his mind in 2016.


2016 Investor Outlook: J.P. Morgan’s Paul Zummo bullish on statistical arbirtrage

The chief investment officer of $13 billion J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management's Hedge Fund Solutions group shares what's on his mind.