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PerTrac Finds Younger or Smaller Hedge Funds Outperform

September 27, 2011 Comments (0)

PerTrac Finds Younger or Smaller Hedge Funds OutperformStudy Examines Impact of Size and Age on Hedge Fund Returns  New York, NY—September 27, 2011—Small hedge funds outperform mid-size and large funds, and young funds outperform older ones, according to PerTrac, the world’s leading provider of hedge fund analytics. Its report, “Impact of Fund Size and Age on Hedge Fund Performance,” released today, found that funds with less than $100 million in assets under management (AUM) returned 13.04% in...

Standard Risk Measures Predicted Clear Skies Prior To August Tumult While Tail Risk Analysis Showed Dark Clouds on the Horizon

September 12, 2011 Comments (0)

Standard Risk Measures Predicted Clear Skies Prior To August TumultWhile Tail Risk Analysis Showed Dark Clouds on the Horizon New York, NY — September 12, 2011 — Relying on standard industry risk measurement can lead institutional investors astray prior to market shocks, according to new analysis from PerTrac.  In examining expected portfolio risk through the end of July 2011 (prior to the August 2011 market shock), standard normal distribution risk analysis used by much of the industry...

African Fund of Funds Composite May Provide an Oasis in a Volatile Market Landscape Say PerTrac and HedgeNews Africa as They Announce New Partnership

September 8, 2011 Comments (0)

African Fund of Funds Composite May Provide an Oasis in a Volatile Market Landscape Say PerTrac and HedgeNews Africa as They Announce New Partnership With Addition Of HedgeNews Africa Database, PerTrac Continues As The World’s Most Inclusive Hedge Fund Analytics Source New York, NY—August 17, 2011—Funds of Funds in Africa not only outperformed the broader market during down markets from July 2009 to June 2011, but also had less correlated and volatile returns according to PerTrac, the leading...

Hedge Funds World Zurich 2011

September 7, 2011 Comments (0)

11.15.2011 in Zurich, Switzerland