Jean-Charles de le Court tells EIE’s Dylan Emery how he goes about selecting managers for his ‘fund-of satellites’ strategy. He explains why he is not so much focused on volatility, but insists on managers who invest in their own funds.
Alpha opportunities are limited, and investors should therefore only select funds which operate in a niche, says Markus Schuller, a Monaco-based consultant who gives asset allocation and strategic advice to global financial institutions.
“Huge amounts of money have been flowing into multi-asset and risk-parity funds,” said Fred Ingham, head of international hedge fund investments for Neuberger Berman, who was one of the speakers at Expert Investor Europe’s first ever event in Monaco. “Kind of all that money is predicated on similar volatility assumptions about correlations within and across […]
Montero achieved a total return of 41.37% on his portfolio of eight funds from April 2014 to April 2015. The showpiece of his portfolio is the Direxion Daily FTSE China Bull 3X ETF Fund, a leveraged fund on the Chinese equity market. The fund took full advantage of the rally in Chinese equities following the […]
According to the firm’s Global Investment Trends survey which polled 20,706 retail investors across 28 countries in March, the average expected rate of return expected over the next 12 months is 12%. However, they believe to achieve these returns by investing almost half of their new investments in low-risk assets. European investors expect a slightly lower […]
The hedge fund industry is under strong competitive pressure to change, yet managers remain generally optimistic, according to a survey from State Street.
Hedge fund managers have difficult times behind them because of QE-distortion. And things are not looking to get better soon.
Europe’s high net worth individuals have increased their weighting to alternative investments by almost 50% over the past year.
Hedge fund investors are switching into equity strategies from credit, according to the January eVestment survey of hedge fund flows.
Two surveys show a buoyant market for hedge funds, with industry assets at a five-year high