Catching the eye

Investor sentiment towards equity long/short may be thawing, but how do managers in the most-populated hedge fund sector stand out?

Long/short equity funds bore the brunt of last year’s redemptions with around $50bn of net outflows, according to eVestment data. Allocators raised concerns that many funds had failed to differentiate themselves from the crowd or were so long-biased that they strayed from their original objectives at a time when the