December 05, 2003
LGT Capital Partners purveys alternative investments fit for a prince. Its skill is winning it a wide circle of admirers.
John Myers relies on hedge funds to turbocharge GE's
pension plan. That may help explain why it is $5 billion
"WE AIM TO ACHIEVE an 8.5 percent return," says John Myers, CEO of General Electric Asset Management.
Hedge funds differ from long-only managers when it
comes to judging Wall Street research. Here's what the funds want
and who's delivering it.
How the Strong Survive • Life After Knight • Skandia
Hedges Its Bets • Sound Off: Paul Atkins and Richard Phillips on
SEC Registration of Hedge Funds
The Massachusetts retirement fund will move $1.5 billion, or 5 percent of its assets, into hedge funds. It won't dawdle: A cool $1 billion should be invested by next summer.
Run the numbers, but don't forget "soft" measures when
Investors in former junk bond trader David Tepper's
Appaloosa fund are used to fabulous ups and dismal downs. This year
they ought to be ecstatic.
Pension money is concentrating among a few firms in
our second annual ranking of the world’s largest multimanager hedge
Eliot Spitzer says he’s not finished with the hedge fund industry. Meanwhile, the SEC’s efforts to more closely regulate it might be losing steam.
Plus: A Q&A with New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer
Will a Trump presidency be good for hedge funds?
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