Hedge Funds

Connecticut taps K2 for HF risk mitigation strategy

Connecticut State Treasurer Shawn Wooden at yesterday’s Investment Advisory Council meeting announced the decision to award the hedge fund risk…

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Altimeter, Thiel buy SE Asia companies via SPACs

Singapore company Grab Holdings will go public via a U.S. based SPAC, Altimeter Growth Corp., a blank check company backed…

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The evolution of hedge fund capital introduction events

Hedge fund capital introduction events, in which investors and fund managers meet in a speed-dating environment, have increased in popularity…

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Callan adds endowment, corporate execs to alternatives unit

Callan hired two industry veterans to the firm’s Alternative Consulting group, which offers advice on private equity, private credit, real…

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Citco reports upbeat year for FoHFs

Funds of hedge funds had a strong 2020 in terms of performance as capital inflows remained nearly neutral, according to…

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LACERA considers alternative portfolio shifts, hires firms in key areas

The Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association (LACERA) trustees are considering some slight shifts in their alternative investment portfolios that…

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Hedge fund confidence on the rise

The AIMA Hedge Fund Confidence Index is on the rise, especially among North American hedge funds, hedge funds with more…

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HFR: Hedge funds log best first quarter since 2000

Led by crypto, activist, energy and quantitative sub-strategies, the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index (HFRI FWC) gained 6.1% in the…

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DSC Meridian launches ESG-focused credit fund

Paula Luff (provided) New York-based hedge fund firm DSC Meridian Capital launched a new distressed and event-driven credit fund focused…

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K2 eyes sector-driven hedge fund gains

The $10.7 billion fund of hedge fund firm K2 Advisors is as bullish as ever on its long/short equity investments,…

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