Hedge Fund Founder Looks to Buy MLB Team

Gullane Capital Partners founder, Trip Miller, would like to be the next owner of the Tampa Bay Rays. Miller is gathering a group of investors in an attempt to purchase the team for $1.85 billion. He is hoping to invest $200 million, with additional investments coming from Tampa businessman Dan Doyle. Current principal owner of …

Quant Funds Prove Valuable to the Economy

Over the past year, quant funds, which use mathematical and statistical data to make investment decisions, have been buying stocks faster than ever before. Experts have determined that hedge funds that are driven by algorithms are more accurate than human analysts at detecting trends. This increase in algorithm driven purchasing has helped the US stock …

Hedge Fund Investment in 2023

Are hedge funds a good investment for 2023? A number of experts are weighing in on whether world events like China’s hasty reopening from COVID and falling European gas prices will cause a recession, or if slowing inflation and rising interest rates will correct the problem.  An international survey of 185 investors was inconclusive as …

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 …

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 …