City AM ran an article this morning which may have given some people the impression that Hedge Forensics data shows Alan Howard top of the Sunday Times Hedge Fund Rich List. This is of course inaccurate - our database records in great detail the revenue, profitability, cost and pay data from the largest UK hedge fund firms' annual accounts, but we neither mention individuals nor do we publish any assessment of their wealth. We don't even give any business valuations. We have pointed this out to the Editor of CityAM, but we thought it was worth clarifying here.
Hedge Forensics releases the first half of its top 20 Hedge Fund Corporate Charitable Donors. We estimate that UK hedge fund firms donate well over £50m pa to charitable causes in their own right, excluding personal donations, the Ark Dinner etc. www.hedgeforensics.com/site/page/news
Hegde Forensics thinks this is an interesting defence of the hedge fund industry suggesting A Lack of Rigor in 'The Hedge Fund Mirage. Andrew Beer looks at the underpinnings of The Hedge Fund Mirage. ... Using dollar weighted returns, the latter years are overemphasized and result in the risk free rate accounting for over 80% of net investor dollar profits.
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Keith Anderson, the former chief investment officer of Soros Fund Management and a cofounder of Blackrock, is quietly laying the groundwork for a new global macro fund set to launch early next year, according to people familiar with hi plans.
I think a lot of funds have some quite heavy bets on tail risk that have cost their performance already, and will have a amassive payoff if someting happens - surely a smart bet to put a little money on a 100-1 bet that the Japanese bond yields blow out? Fundamentals are in yor favour