Here Are the Top Three Ways to Raise Hedge Fund Capital

Hedge funds enjoyed another month of positive gains in August, with HFR reporting aggregate gains of 0.67 percent, resulting in year-to-date gains of 2 percent, well below the yield on a 2 year U.S. Treasury Note. Given such anemic returns, how can hedge funds meet...

Can Small Hedge Funds Compete for Assets?

The majority of new and smaller fund managers, labor under the illusion that outstanding performance is all that is necessary to attract investors and raise assets. Sadly, this is more a hope than a strategy. Proactive funds must always be focused on opportunities to...

Why Hedge Funds Thrive with Weak Year-to-Date Gains

With more than one-half of 2018 in the rear view mirror, the popularity of hedge funds continues to grow among investors. Hedge fund industry’s aggregate returns for July checked in at 0.61 percent, bringing year-to-date gains to 1.45 percent, according to results...

Why Aren’t Hedge Funds Performing Better?

For the past few years we have listened to many in the hedge fund industry bemoan the difficulties of achieving gains in a bull market. Others argued that the lack of volatility was a significant obstacle to traditional hedge fund strategies. While no official end to...

Hedge Funds Must Factor in the Trump Factor

Just past the midpoint of 2018, hedge funds remain in positive territory. The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index reports hedge funds up 0.29% at mid-June, a figure that will likely remain positive through the remaining days in June. While returns through the first one-half...

The Agony of Choosing a Hedge Fund

Choosing a hedge fund in which to invest is a daunting task. Most understand the concept that past performance is not a guarantee of future success…a truly disheartening disclaimer! For many, funds of funds have grown to be a popular means of avoiding an actual...

The Globalization of the Long Arm of the Law

Even as the Trump Administration eases regulatory burden across all sectors of the national economy, our friends across the pond are laboring to fill the vacuum. Beginning May 25, 2018, all organizations, including hedge funds, must conform their data practices to...

In the Land of the Blind, The One-Eyed Man Is King

The results are in! The first month of the second quarter reveals that 4 months into 2018, hedge fund industry gains stand at a paltry 0.38 percent for the year, according to the HFRI. While one might reasonably conclude that the hedge fund industry is reeling from...
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