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BofAML Fund Manager Survey: Investor Confidence in Global Outlook Waning

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

Investors are significantly less confident in the global economic outlook, according to BofA Merrill Lynch’s latest fund manager survey. Unsurprisingly, the survey found that managers are cutting exposure to equities, cash holdings have risen, emerging market bearishness is at record levels, and long dollar is a very crowded trade. read more

Oceanwood Capital's Multi-Strategy Fund Gains 8.39% in 2015

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

The flagship fund at absolute return specialist Oceanwood Capital Management reportedly gained 8.39% last year, significantly outperforming its peers.  read more

DoubleLine's Gundlach: Market Declines Suggest Margin Calls Underway

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

Jeffrey Gundlach, co-founder and CEO of DoubleLine Capital, said on Wednesday that the major declines in equity and credit markets could suggest that margin calls are underway. read more

Neuberger Berman Private Equity Raises $1.5B for Third Co-Investment Fund

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

Global investment manager Neuberger Berman has announced the final close of its third global private equity co-investment fund, raising $1.5 billion and hitting the fund's hard cap. read more

Hedge Fund Marketing – Making the Most of Your Salesperson

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

Bruce FrumermanIn this contributed article, Bruce Frumerman of Frumerman & Nemeth takes a close look at where many hedge fund sales efforts falter, and what managers and hedge fund business owners can do in order to increase the effectiveness of their sales teams. As he explains, it starts with knowing who to pursue and when to pursue them, and includes arming sales personnel with the proper tools and information to explain a fund's approach, acumen and competitive advantages to people not...

Hedge Funds Generally Outperforming Tumbling Equity Markets

January 20, 2016 Comments (0)

While some hedge funds have stumbled out the gate in 2016, an array of well-known managers have started the new year with better performance than the equity markets they trailed so badly in 2015.  read more

Guard Capital Management Reopens Macro Fund to New Investors

January 19, 2016 Comments (0)

Leland Lim’s Guard Capital Management has reopened its macro hedge fund to new investors following an 8.1% gain in 2015. read more

Einhorn's Greenlight Discloses Equity Stake in Retailer Macy's

January 19, 2016 Comments (0)

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital has reported a stake in struggling retailer Macy’s, joining with activist hedge fund Starboard Value as a shareholder in the 158-year old company.   read more

Agile Fund Solutions Hires Aragon as GC/CCO in Compliance Push

January 19, 2016 Comments (0)

Agile Fund Solutions has brought compliance specialist Cynthia Aragon aboard as general counsel and CCO as the firm expands its service offering to include a full suite of compliance solutions. read more

HFSB Releases Lessons Learned From First Cyber-Attack Simulation

January 19, 2016 Comments (0)

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has released the results of its first tabletop cyber-attack exercise for hedge fund managers held recently in London.  read more