Analysis

Managed futures funds win big in third quarter flows report

Redemptions for event-driven and MBS funds.


In Depth – Rising markets create hedging headache

Long/short equity funds are battling a low interest rate and low-volatility market where all bets are off.

Headcount – Balyasny’s natural selection

Absolute Return’s regular analysis of recruitment trends at the largest U.S. hedge funds.



Asset Flows: Distressed funds surge in September

Macro funds suffer outflows.


The Market Move – Back to banks

Financials soar on interest rate expectations.


The Position – Greenlight generates positive reaction

David Einhorn’s Chemours stake proves profitable.


Tiger Global, Coatue, Glenview lead strong year for equity managers: Q3 returns roundup

Trend- following managers are on track for their worst year since 2011.


The Market Move – Greenback decline confounds the fundamental crowd

Absolute Return’s recurring feature analyzing a shift in financial markets and its effect on top hedge funds.


Headcount – Playing Offense

Citadel continues hiring spree.


The Position – Renaissance boosts bets on biotech

Absolute Return’s recurring feature analyzing a large hedge fund’s holdings.


Asset Flows: Arbitrage funds prosper

Convertible & equity arbitrage and credit funds grow with new investments.


Asset Flows: Mixed arb continues collecting cash

Outflow woes for global equity and MBS funds.


Bull vs Bear: The Tesla Case

The facts and figures of a Tesla investment including a snapshot of key supporters and sceptics.




Asset Flows: Mixed arb remains investor favorite

Mortgage backed securities loses favor as mixed arbitrage continues to rise.


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.