Hedge Funds

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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Alternative Investments/Hedge Funds: Inflation Fears Boost Hedge Funds’ AUM To Nearly $4T

July 23, 2021

A market survey by alternatives technology provider Vidrio Financial shows that fears of inflation have helped move substantial fund allocations during the first half of 2021 to alternative assets such as private equity and hedge funds. Market sentiment has tended to favor these asset classes during inflationary periods in the economy. Total hedge fund assets burgeoned to nearly $4 trillion by the end of the period, according to HedgeWeek.

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Why 2 and 20 Fees May Soon Be History

June 24, 2019

An unimpressive performance record, investor resistance to high fees and difficult industry conditions are squeezing hedge funds across the board. Average management fees crashed to a record low of 1.43% in the first quarter of 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research.

Caesars Takeover

Hedge Funds Bet Big on Caesars Takeover

June 20, 2019

Eldorado Resorts may soon be in the takeover saddle at Caesars Entertainment, going by the report issued by Deutsche Bank analyst Carlo Santarelli. He said the odds of the transaction coming to fruition were increasing.

Elliott Management Eyes Barnes and Noble

June 20, 2019

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management, owned by billionaire Paul Singer, may acquire book chain Barnes and Noble for $476 million, according to The Financial Times.

Why This Hedge Fund is Betting on Climate Change

June 18, 2019

Robert Gibbins’ Autonomy Capital thinks investors are ignoring the implications of climate change at their own peril

Hedge Fund Closures

Two More Hedge Funds Bite the Dust

June 14, 2019

Quant Fund Amplitude Capital AG and Sator Square Capital Management have stopped trading or shut down