High Cost Multi-Manager Hedge Funds Offer Large Returns

A Barclays note to clients recently explained that the fees for multi-manager hedge funds can be approximately three times the size of their peers, due to the fact that these funds dependably yield high returns. The note indicated that while in the last five years the larger market has averaged a return of 5.5%, multi-manager …

Elliott invests multibillion-dollars in Salesforce

Elliott Investment Management has made a multibillion-dollar investment in Salesforce. Salesforce tripled its workforce over the past four years and purchased Slack in 2021 for $27.7 billion; the company also hired during the Covid pandemic. However, now Salesforce’s sales have slowed, leading to a period of layoffs and a deep stock market drop. Many of …

Hedge Fund Debuts as Largest Woman-Led in Industry

SurgoCap Partners made history with its debut as the largest woman-led hedge fund internationally. Under its founder, Mala Gaonkar, SurgoGap Partners started trading on Tuesday, January 3, 2023 with $1.8 million under management. The SurgoCap firm will base its investments around areas in which technology can boost financial, industrial, and health care sectors.   Gaonkar …

Hedge Funds to Watch in 2022

As the year draws to a close, it is an opportunity to look at the investments being made by strategic money managers and what they are expecting to see from their capital moves. Tracking the recent quarterly activity of hedge funds that have taken large positions in particular companies or those that have expanded long-standing …

Hedge Funds Now Playing in the Major Leagues

Sports teams and sporting franchises were once owned by families. Nowadays, even with the economic instability around the world, hedge funds and investment consortiums are buying up the big players. In May 2022, Todd Boehly put together a conglomerate deal of $5.3billion to buy the Chelsea football club. Roman Abramovich, the club’s previous owner, put …

Highest Hedge Fund Inflow in seven years

The current financial volatility, spiraling inflation, market uncertainty, hardline constraints of central banks, and geopolitical conflict in Europe seem to be doing nothing for the hedge fund industry. The assumption that investor involvement in the market might be reduced by all these factors, opting for care and restraint in tenuous times, is proving to be …

Crypto as a Driving Force in Hedge Fund Growth

The FX market has been unpredictable for quite some time, but now it seems that hedge funds with a quantitative concentration—those known for making lightning-speed trades on grand scales—are looking at crypto for their next big investment move. Crypto’s value differs significantly across markets yielding a plethora of opportunities for hedge fund managers with strong …

Gold is Again on Trend for Hedge Funds

Commodity analysts from Societe Generale report that money managers bought $7.1 billion in gold in February. This is the fourth-biggest week of bullish buying since 2006, when CFTC started its updated reporting. Most explanations for this rise point to recent geopolitical instability. While gold is an imperfect hedge for funds, it is an appealing asset against inflation …

New Investment Opportunities for Hedge Fund Industry

The pandemic continued to affect the economy throughout 2021, hedge funds proved to be a flexible and adaptive industry. New investment strategies and strong earnings also yielded an improved opinion of hedge funds in general, according to the 2021 EY Global Alternative Fund Survey. 210 managers and 54 investors participated in the survey and showed …