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AI-Powered Hedge Funds Vastly Outperformed, Research Shows

Hedge funds with artificial intelligence capabilities showed a huge competitive edge over investors that didn’t use AI, new research indicates. AI-led hedge funds produced cumulative...

Why Did a Hedge Fund Manager Worth $700 Million Take a $630,000-a-Year Job Managing...

At 3:00 in the afternoon on Thursday, November 14, a small group of the world’s most powerful people prepared to board two chartered airplanes...

Riding a Second Wave: Secondaries Fund Collect $42 billion So Far in 2020

Year-to-date through mid-July the secondary marketplace has added $42 billion according to a mandate data and manager launch data collected by Alternatives Watch. What the second...

Understanding the Limitations of Liquid Alternatives

More than a decade ago the world of alternative investments witnessed hedge-fund-inspired Investment Act of 1940 (40 Act) funds appear on the scene. Much...

Are the Covid Crash Deals Over?

In the early days of the pandemic, SLC Management, the institutional investment manager of insurance company Sun Life, quickly raised money from institutional investors...

As Robinhood Investors Pounced, Hedge Funds Bailed

Investors took different tacks during the Covid-19 crisis, with hedge funds “indiscriminately” selling stocks amid the market tumult, according to research from the University...

Preparing the Buy Side for SFTR A Conversation with DTCC’s Chris Childs

While the coronavirus pandemic delayed the start of the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA’s) Securities Financing Transactions Regulation (SFTR) to July 13, 2020...

Active Managers’ Outperformance in Brazilian Bond Funds – Skill or Price Distortion?

There were impressive results for active managers in the Brazil Corporate Bond Funds category, with 93.6% of them beating the benchmark in March 2020...

Broad ETF Growth Has Highlighted Strategies Beyond Traditional Indexing

Large money managers continue to dominate the exchange traded fund universe, supporting the rising tide that has helped lift all boats across the industry.“It’s...

Asset Owners Hire the Managers They Know — And End Up Underperforming

Are asset owners skilled at selecting fund managers? Research suggests not.In a new study examining manager selection by pension funds, endowments, foundations, and sovereign wealth funds,...
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