Hedge Fund Money Trending Towards ESG Investments

May 30, 2019 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Socially responsible investing has been trending in recent years with close to $31 trillion finding its way to investment funds and strategies that look for companies that practice good governance and socially responsible business practices. But until recently hedge funds have lagged a bit behind this trend. According to a study by Preqin published this […]


Agecroft Partners, ESG, Preqin, Socially responsible investing,

New Study Shows Women and Hedge Funds Still Don’t Mix

March 4, 2019 James Heinsman In the News

According to a new report released by Preqin, women make up less than 20% of the hedge fund industry’s work force, a number that has barely changed since November 2017. Women are even rarer in the upper echelons of the $3.2 trillion sector, composing a mere 11% of the senior execs. In November 2017 Preqin […]


Absolute Return, Girls Who Invest, Preqin, women,

October Worst Month in Three Years for Hedge Funds

December 9, 2018 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Just when hedge fund managers were started to smile again, the market took a nose dive and hedge funds followed. According to Preqin, a research company on the hedge fund industry, October 2018 was the very worst month for alternative investing vehicles since January 2016. As a group hedge funds lost 2.35%, on average, in […]


Amy Bensted, Preqin,

Brexit Might Spur Hexit

July 7, 2016 James Heinsman In the News

The decision of Britain to leave the EU has left uncertainty and confusion in its wake. This is especially true of financial firms, such as hedge funds, which rely heavily on the opportunities investing in the unified marketplace of Europe afford. A survey done by the research group Preqin tried to gauge the reaction of […]


Brexit, Carl Sjostrom, EU, Hay Group, Preqin,

Large Hedge Fund Investor Plans

July 14, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

According to a study from the Preqin Hedge Fund, it seems that within the next year, close to a third of investors are planning to invest up to a combined staggering $195bn.  Out of these, nearly half are looking for ways of investing in “funds of hedge funds,” as reported in Hedgeweek.  As well, more […]


Hedge Funds, Katherin Johnson, Pension Funds, Preqin,

Hedge Funds Put More Focus on Risk Management

February 15, 2011 James Heinsman Hedge Fund News

Risk management has become a more serious issue over the last few months, with hedge funds lowering fees and increasing transparency in order to attract the companies that most benefit the industry, which is now worth $1.9 trillion. Preqin conducted a survey of 60 hedge funds that manage $95 billion in assets together. Results showed […]


Hedge Funds, Preqin, Risk Management,

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