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Hedge Fund Investment Management

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There has been a tremendous growth in the Hedge Fund industry in recent years. It is estimated that there are more than 8000 Hedge Funds in the US alone. They have grown in popularity since the bear market of the early 2000s which convinced many people that they cannot just own stocks outright or inside mutual funds. Most investors understand mutual funds. They understand that the manager selects stocks and buys them. They also understand why they made (or lost) money in their mutual fund investments. The same thing cannot be said about Hedge Funds which come in a variety of flavors. Even savvy investors are often hard pressed ...
open to a limited range of investors that undertakes a wider range of investment and trading activities in addition to traditional long -only investment funds, and that, in general, pays a performance fee to its investment manager . Every hedge fund has its own investment strategy that determines the type of investments and the methods of investment it undertakes. Hedge funds, as a class, invest in a broad range of investments including shares , debt and commodities . Some people consider the fund created in 1949 by Alfred Winslow Jones to be the first hedge fund. As the name implies, hedge funds often seek to hedge some of the ...
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Prisma Hires New General Counsel and Managing Director « USA ...
)–Prisma Capital Partners LP today announced the appointment of Anne Wynne as General Counsel, and James Welch as Managing Director and member of the firm’s Portfolio Management Group. “After a period of exciting growth, we continue to add resources to build upon our stable team and to seek to stay ahead of our clients’ needs.” Ms. Wynne will assume the role of in-house counsel at Prisma and coordinate all legal activities on behalf of the firm. In his new role at Prisma, Mr. Welch will focus on product development and coordinate the response of the firm to enquiries from institutional clients who seek a variety of hedged ... market research, surveys and trends
Investment Team Launches Range of Hedge Funds in London & Hong Kong
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New York (HedgeCo.net) – London-based government fixed-income specialist firm, Capula Investment Management LLP, has appointed BNY Mellon as provider of global hedge fund custody services for their flagship hedge fund, the Capula Global Relative Value Master Fund Limited. “We selected BNY Mellon as a global custodian as in the current economic environment it is important – to both the firm and to its clients – to have a provider with the financial stability to ensure the safekeeping of our assets. Neil McCallum, chief operating officer at the $4 billion Capula Investment Management LLP, said. “BNY Mellon is ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Hedge Fund News: 2007/05 - 2007/06
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The diversity of hedge fund investment management organisations means that investors cannot simply assume that a fund manager has an operational ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Hedging Your Bets: A Heads Up on Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds
hedge funds pool investors' money and invest those funds in financial instruments in an effort to make a positive return. Many hedge funds seek to profit in all kinds of markets by pursuing leveraging and other speculative investment practices that may increase the risk of investment loss. Unlike mutual funds, however, hedge funds are not required to register with the SEC. Hedge funds typically issue securities in �private offerings� that are not registered with the SEC under the Securities Act of 1933. In addition, hedge funds are not required to make periodic reports under the Securities Exchange Act of ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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what is the main purpose of hedge fund? | LinkedIn Answers | LinkedIn
Hedge funds are exempt from many of the rules and regulations governing other mutual funds, which allows them to accomplish aggressive investing goals, including selling short, leverage, program trading, swaps, arbitrage, and derivatives. They are restricted by law to no more than 100 investors per fund (B. Madoff obviously circumvented this rule - and others). So, under the "it takes money to make money" maxim, fund managers set large minimums for investors. Hedge funds usually charge a management fee, even if they loose money, and also collect a percentage of the profits - upward of 20%. posted July 10, 2009 President at ...
WikiAnswers - Does a Hedge Fund Manager's incentive compensation ...
Here's a summary of what Wikipedia says about hedge funds. There's a lot more on their page (linked to the left). A hedge fund generally refers to a relatively unregulated investment fund, often a partnership rather than a corporation in form, and characterized by unconventional strategies (i.e., strategies other than investing long only in bonds, equities or money markets). While most of today's hedge funds still trade stocks both long and short, many do not trade stocks at all. For U.S.-based managers and investors, hedge funds are simply structured as limited partnerships or limited liability companies. The ...