Analysis

Internalised and idiosyncratic: AP1’s new HF approach

Martin Källström discusses the changing focus of the Swedish pension’s hedge fund portfolio


FoHFs fall by 1.1% in February as markets falter

Losses pare back strong start to 2018

RIC Watch: Man FRM boosts l/s equity, trims macro and credit

The $16.8bn FoHF tops up its Egerton allocation and drops Anchorage, SEC filings for multi-strat fund show



ESG: the next demand on hedge funds?

Investment consultants say their clients are increasingly pushing managers to integrate ESG into their processes


Mifid II: What are investors thinking?

Three months on from when the regulation went live, HFM InvestHedge looks at how investors are treating key issues, such as research unbundling, and whether allocators and managers are aligned


FoHFs outperform single manager hedge funds in strongest January since 2013

Multi-manager index gains 1.8% in January


MAP assets see strongest growth in five years

Platforms advance by 23% in 2017


HFM InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club: Full-year 2017

Constituents drop by 8.7% while full-year 2017 assets rise by 3%


The industry gatekeepers

Advisory and discretionary assets on the rise, but regulatory scrutiny and tough competition keep hedge fund investment consultants on their toes, HFM InvestHedge finds


Mixed Q4 dampens progress; FoHFs record respectable 2017 gain

5% return represents strongest result since 2013


Outlook survey: CTAs, macro in vogue as investors mull volatility and correction risks

Canvassing a number of FoHF professionals for their 2018 views


Interview: Wilshire Consulting

Jonathan Miles outlines the move to include more smaller managers in clients’ portfolios and the firm’s focus on private credit


Will Kentucky’s lawsuit set a precedent?

Could a lawsuit involving KRS employees and its FoHF investments shake up pension litigation and the alternative investment industry?



Mapping the marketeers

Taking stock of the third-party marketing landscape


Investors reporting strong gains from Asian HFs

Seeding activity picks up as investors see continuing momentum


Guggenheim Partners: A perfect storm?

A round-up of some of the issues facing the $243bn manager


Annual RIC survey highlights a sector in flux

Closed-end RIC universe continues to contract despite improved performance


Seeking alpha: Ipers’ risk-based approach to portfolio management

HFM InvestHedge speaks to CRO Sriram Lakshminarayanan about the pension’s new search and how hedge funds might fit in