Hedge Funds

With global hedge fund assets at roughly $3.45 trillion (and growing by double-digit percentages each year), money managers have a greater influence on public and private markets than ever before. DailyAlts covers every element of the hedge fund industry – from changing performance structures to manager strategies, from regulatory oversight to activist holdings, and from new fund launches to the liquidation of underperformers. This channel is your one-stop-shop for daily news and insights for the influential and topical hedge fund space.

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Hedge Funds: With a 120% Gain, Bill Miller’s Value Partners 1 Fund Absolutely Crushed It in 2019

With a 120% Gain, Bill Miller’s Value Partners 1 Fund Absolutely Crushed It in 2019. Best of all, legendary investor Bill Miller scored that humongous return doing absolutely nothing in the last quarter. That’s right, Miller neither sold or bought anything in the dying months of 2019. That takes some doing for an actively managed fund, but Miller kept his hands off a portfolio that held names such as Amazon (+23% in 2019), and small-cap biopharma Flexion Therapeutics (+83% in 2019).

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Hedge Funds: With a 120% Gain, Bill Miller’s Value Partners 1 Fund Absolutely Crushed It in 2019
January 24, 2020

With a 120% Gain, Bill Miller’s Value Partners 1 Fund Absolutely Crushed It in 2019. Best of all, legendary investor Bill Miller scored that humongous return doing absolutely nothing in…

Hedge Fund: Elliott Management Ditches Stake in Hyundai Motors
January 23, 2020

Hyundai Motor Group has shaken off activist hedge fund Elliott Management. According to South Korean media, Elliott Management ditched its stake in the auto giant at the end of 2019….

Hedge Funds: The Top Ranking Hedge Funds since Inception-How They Fared in 2019
January 22, 2020

TCI and Lone Pine led the list of top-performing hedge funds for last year. Chris Hohn’s TCI and Stephen Mandel’s Lone Pine Capital logged gains of $8.4 billion and $7.3…

Hedge Funds: Shades of LTCM Lurk, Only This Time It Could Be Much Bigger
January 22, 2020

Regulations hobbled banks’ risk-taking abilities after the last global financial crisis. But risk never really went away, it just switched masks. And hedge funds are the new face of unbridled…

Hedge Fund Performance Update: December 2019
January 21, 2020

Hedge fund performance was strong at the end of 2019. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned +2.00% in December, bringing the 2019 return to +11.58%. Funds of hedge funds gained…

Hedge Funds are Selling Oil Again
January 21, 2020

NYMEX and ICE WTI data show that hedge funders were net sellers of crude oil for the week ending January 14. Funds sold roughly 99 million barrels in the six…

Kirkoswald Asset Management Will Turn New Investors Away in 2020
January 17, 2020

Kirkoswald Asset Management will stop accepting new investors when the fund hits nearly $2 billion. Reuters reports that the two-year-old fund will close itself to new investors at the end…

Hedge Funds: The Empire Strikes Back At HKD Short-Sellers and Doomsayers
January 17, 2020

Such is the power of Kyle Bass, the hedge fund manager who correctly predicted the crisis from US subprime mortgages in 2007. The Hong Kong Monetary Authority deemed it appropriate…

Key Takeaways from the J.P. Morgan Asset Management “Global Alternatives Outlook”
January 17, 2020

The Global Alternatives Outlook was released by JPMorgan Asset Management this week. The report provides a 12-18-month outlook across key alternative asset classes. The report also the views of the CEOs, CIOs,…

Hedge Funds: Bridgewater Co-CIO Is Bullish on Gold Prices
January 16, 2020

Bridgewater Co-CIO Greg Jensen believes that gold prices could hit $2,000 or more. Jensen told the Financial Times this week that geopolitical uncertainty and inflationary policies could press gold at least 30%…