Stories

  • Europe Hedge Fund 50

    June 25, 2007

    Europe's top 50 firms manage more than $300 billion.

  • Back to Beta

    June 24, 2007

    Michael Azlen is using traditional and alternative market indexes to create new sources of alpha.

  • Birthday Blues

    June 24, 2007

    The collateralized fund obligation has just turned five, and the first issues come due this summer.

  • CLASS REVIEW: Relative-Value Arbitrage

    June 24, 2007

    Relative-value arbitrage funds have struggled in recent months, underperforming the market.

  • Financial Finesse

    June 24, 2007

    When Lehman Brothers investment banker Erin Callan flew from New York to Chicago last spring to meet Kenneth Griffin, founder and CEO of Citadel Investment Group, she wasn't sure just what to say to the billionaire hedge fund manager.

  • Garden State Warrior

    June 24, 2007


    While Orin Kramer diversifies a NJ pension plan, Unions try to fire him.

  • Happy in Exile

    June 24, 2007

    Philippe Jabre has turned his back on London -- and finally begun to distance himself from the specter of market abuse.

  • InvestorForum

    June 24, 2007

    Ninety-three percent of respondents to our latest InvestorForum survey use separately managed accounts for non-hedge-fund investments.

  • Less Is More

    June 24, 2007

    TCU shows that smaller can be better.

  • Liquid Assets

    June 24, 2007

    John Dickerson is no longer swimming alone in the world of water-related investing.

  • Mandates

    June 24, 2007

  • Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System

    June 24, 2007

    The Oklahoma Firefighters Pension & Retirement System was such an early entrant into hedge funds that at the time of its initial investment in 2000, funds of hedge funds were still uncharted territory among pension plans, and many single-manager firms wouldn't even take public pension money for fear of the added transparency it would necessitate.

  • Political Challenge

    June 24, 2007

    Political Challenge For public pension plan executives, the politics of investing in hedge funds can at times be more challenging than finding and vetting the managers with whom to entrust their money.

  • Prairie Watchdog

    June 24, 2007

    Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley takes on hedge funds.

  • Remote Access

    June 24, 2007

    Hedge funds have gained plenty of notoriety for the high-pressure tactics they employ to restructure companies and reshape their boardrooms.

  • Scoreboard

    June 24, 2007

  • The ABCs of GDPs

    June 24, 2007

    During a 2004 business trip to several developing countries in Asia -- beginning in Korea and ending in India, with stops at all the investable countries in between -- David Chon noticed that the quality of the hotels and restaurants he visited was comparable to that of Manhattan's finest.

  • The Long Riders

    June 24, 2007

    Long-only hedge funds are delivering handsome returns, but a reluctance to commit to unhedged offerings has kept most managers away.

  • The Need for Engagement

    June 24, 2007

    The time is now.

  • Trading News

    June 24, 2007

    Hedge funds are incorporating computer-ready news feeds into their trading.

  • UPDATE: San Diego County Employees Retirement Association

    June 24, 2007

    The folks at the San Diego County Employees Retirement Association are mad, and they're not going to take it any more. In fact, they have filed a lawsuit.

  • Winning Shot

    June 24, 2007

    Squash, says K2 Advisors' William Douglass, is the perfect sport to help a disadvantaged kid gain some leverage.


 

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