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The Interview – Steven Gerbel, Chicago Capital Management: “The next few years will be a very good time to be invested in merger arbitrage”

The Interview – Steven Gerbel, Chicago Capital Management: “The next few years will be a very good time to be invested in merger arbitrage”

Tue, 15/12/2009 - 06:00

Steven Gerbel, founder and president of merger arbitrage specialist Chicago Capital Management, expects a historic number of mergers within the US banking industry over the coming years as a result of the crisis highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of institutions, and believes this will present the sector with some of the largest merger arbitrage spreads and profit margins ever seen. »

The Interview – Sheriden Hure, Fortitude Capital: “Low-volatility positive performance stems from our risk management focus”

The Interview – Sheriden Hure, Fortitude Capital: “Low-volatility positive performance stems from our risk management focus”

Thu, 19/11/2009 - 00:01

Sheriden Hure, a senior portfolio manager at Sydney-based market neutral multistrategy manager Fortitude Capital, says the firm is currently seeing great opportunities in the pricing of »

WestSpring Advisors' Ralph Nacey

The Interview – Ralph Nacey and Eric Phillipps, WestSpring Advisors: “Sound credit strategies should outperform equities over the medium term”

Mon, 02/11/2009 - 21:17

WestSpring Advisors principals Ralph Nacey (pictured) and Eric Phillipps, who launched the FRM-backed firm’s first family of fixed-income funds last month, believe that the curren »

The Interview – Sergey Grechishkin, Alcantara Asset Management: “Our strategies are designed to profit from our detailed knowledge of issuers in Russia and the CIS”

The Interview – Sergey Grechishkin, Alcantara Asset Management: “Our strategies are designed to profit from our detailed knowledge of issuers in Russia and the CIS”

Thu, 22/10/2009 - 22:22

Sergey Grechishkin, a principal with Alcantara Asset Management, says the firm’s newly-launched Alcantara Russia and CIS Fixed Income Opportunities Fund, which follows a mix of active long-only and relative value strategies, draws heavily on its founders close understanding and experience of fixed-income issuers in Russia and other countries of the former Soviet Union. »

The Interview - Matthew Smith, Majedie Asset Management: "The underlying backdrop remains pretty lacklustre given the headwinds of deleveraging and weak wage growth"

The Interview - Matthew Smith, Majedie Asset Management: "The underlying backdrop remains pretty lacklustre given the headwinds of deleveraging and weak wage growth"

Tue, 15/09/2009 - 07:00

Majedie Asset Management'sTortoise Fund returned 12.1 per cent in 2008 and was up more than 25 per cent in the first half of this year despite a co »

The Interview - Anthony Limbrick, Pure Capital: "Alpha - if it actually exists - is the timing of beta alone"

The Interview - Anthony Limbrick, Pure Capital: "Alpha - if it actually exists - is the timing of beta alone"

Fri, 07/08/2009 - 07:00

New Zealand-based quant manager Pure Capital is about to launch its first pooled fund, the Guernsey-based Pure Protection Fund, alongside its range »

The Interview - Julie Bouhuys, Concerto Asset Management: "Volatility in the loan and bonds market will remain high"

The Interview - Julie Bouhuys, Concerto Asset Management: "Volatility in the loan and bonds market will remain high"

Wed, 15/07/2009 - 07:00

Julie Bouhuys, founder and chief executive of Concerto Asset Management, says that although the Concerto Credit Opportunity Offshore Fund I benefit »

The Interview - Miriam Mascherin, Elite Advisers: "The price of grands crus is rising thanks to the mismatch between limited supply and growing demand"

The Interview - Miriam Mascherin, Elite Advisers: "The price of grands crus is rising thanks to the mismatch between limited supply and growing demand"

Thu, 25/06/2009 - 07:00

Miriam Mascherin, managing partner of Luxembourg-based Elite Advisers, says the firm's combination of investment management expertise and deep know »

The Interview - Katherine Buck, Wayne Hummer Asset Management: "As the recovery plays out, stock-picking will once again be rewarded"

The Interview - Katherine Buck, Wayne Hummer Asset Management: "As the recovery plays out, stock-picking will once again be rewarded"

Tue, 09/06/2009 - 07:00

Katherine Buck, a managing director and portfolio manager for small-cap core equity strategies at Chicago-based Wayne Hummer Asset Management, beli »

The Interview - Stephen Siderow, BlueMountain Capital Management: "We expect to move to an environment in which credit-picking skills will drive performance"

The Interview - Stephen Siderow, BlueMountain Capital Management: "We expect to move to an environment in which credit-picking skills will drive performance"

Thu, 21/05/2009 - 09:00

President Stephen Siderow says credit investment specialist BlueMountain Capital Management is planning to launch a series of funds this year to ex »

The Interview - Giovanni Pennetta, KPR Capital: "During financial crises, investors prefer things that they can easily understand"

The Interview - Giovanni Pennetta, KPR Capital: "During financial crises, investors prefer things that they can easily understand"

Wed, 13/05/2009 - 07:00

Giovanni Pennetta, chief executive of Goldwinds Asset Management, investment adviser to the KPR Diamond Fund, says that in times of market turbulen »

The Interview - Carlo Scevola, Leader Fund: "Markets have proved to be unpredictable over centuries of history"

The Interview - Carlo Scevola, Leader Fund: "Markets have proved to be unpredictable over centuries of history"

Fri, 08/05/2009 - 07:00

Carlo Scevola, president of Carlo Scevola & Partners, which is portfolio manager to the Leader Fund, says his firm's model-driven process for i »

The Interview: Andy Sowerby, Martin Currie: "We welcome more intense due diligence on managers"

The Interview: Andy Sowerby, Martin Currie: "We welcome more intense due diligence on managers"

Mon, 09/02/2009 - 08:50

Andy Sowerby, managing director of marketing, product development and distribution at Martin Currie, says the firm and its hedge fund strategies ha »

Interview - Charlie Metcalfe, First State Investments

Interview - Charlie Metcalfe, First State Investments

Tue, 23/12/2008 - 06:00

Charlie Metcalfe, chief executive of First State Investments, says the First State Media Fund has embarked on a fresh round of fundraising after investing virtually all its initial commitments on a diverse range of musical copyrights, and argues that media and entertainment assets tend to be more resilient than other sectors in times of recession. »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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