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Anthony Ward agrees: 'Everybody is looking at energy... investors should be concerned about water and food...'

Anthony Ward agrees: 'Everybody is looking at energy. investors should be concerned about water and food.

Hedge Funds undeperform but manage the volatility better than long only.

After performing poorly in 2011 ( see this discussion ), hedge funds on average are barely up for the year. Many loaded up on sovereign CD.

Hedge Fund Analysis: An In-Depth Guide to Evaluating Return Potential and Assessing Risks

Hedge Fund Analysis: An In-Depth Guide to Evaluating Return Potential and Assessing Risks

Fund of hedge funds manager Amanda Haynes-Dale was one of the earliest fund of hedge funds managers and one of the first women to become a power player in alternative investments. She started her initial fund, Pan Multi Strategy, in January 1991 and has built Pan Reliance Capital Advisors into one of the most respected allocators in the alternatives industry.

Haynes-Dale: Pioneer in funds of hedge funds

Adam Rodman is the Founder, CIO and Portfolio Manager of Segra Capital Management which runs a global opportunistic hedge fund focused on thematic investments in the emerging and underfollowed markets. Before launching Segra in June 2013, Adam was a partner and senior investment committee member at Corriente Advisors.

Adam Rodman, one of Forbes’ under Contrarian in a consensus world

2015 SEMI-ANNUAL LTR(12)

2015 SEMI-ANNUAL LTR(12)

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If you're managing a hedge fund, it goes without saying that you're off-the-scale smart when it comes to the math underlying investment analysis.

Bob Treue is the Founder and CEO of the Barnegat Fund, a 500m fixed-income relative-value hedge fund based out of New Jersey. Launched in 2001, his fund has returned an impressive 406% during its first decade in business, earning acclaim as the top performing fixed-income relative-value hedge fund of the last ten years.    In this Opalesque.TV interview, Bob sits down to talk with us about the success of his fund, and how the failure of Long-Term Capital Management, a hedge fund behemoth

Bob Treue - The Barnegat Fund: Overcoming the myth of Long-Term Capital Management

Frank Meyer is one of the pioneers and legends in the hedge fund industry. In this Opalesque FIVE Minutes, Meyer recalls how early he started to study and invest in hedge funds - already in 1973 he formed his first hedge fund of funds.

Frank Meyer is one of the pioneers and legends in the hedge fund industry. In this Opalesque FIVE Minutes, Meyer recalls how early he started to study and invest in hedge funds - already in 1973 he formed his first hedge fund of funds.

Guy Spier is the manager of Aquamarine Fund, an investment partnership inspired by the original 1950's Buffett partnerships with market beating returns. Guy follows closely Buffett's principles on Value Investing and capital allocation.    In this Opalesque.TV BACKSTAGE video, Spier tells us how Value Investing has changed over time, as the popularity of style means that generally less opportunities become available to investors. Ideas that will work are still around, but the successful…

Guy Spier: How Value Investing has changed -- new strategies of successful value investors

Alexander Ineichen is one of the most well-known researchers on hedge funds globally after his "In Search of Alpha―Investing in Hedge Funds" (October 2000) and "The Search for Alpha Continues―Do Fund of Hedge Funds Add Value?" (September 2001) became the most often printed research publications in the documented history of UBS.

Alexander Ineichen: Why the investment case for hedge funds is still sound

Drew Hayworth is one of three founders of Madison Street Partners LLC, a 380 million long/short equity fund in Denver, Colorado. The firm was launched in 2004 and focuses on a core value investing proposition based on bottom up stock picking both long and short. As a special twist compared to usual long/short value investors, Madison runs about one third of assets in a tactical trading component that thrives on volatility and liquidity.

Drew Hayworth is one of three founders of Madison Street Partners LLC, a 380 million long/short equity fund in Denver, Colorado. The firm was launched in 2004 and focuses on a core value investing proposition based on bottom up stock picking both long and short. As a special twist compared to usual long/short value investors, Madison runs about one third of assets in a tactical trading component that thrives on volatility and liquidity.

Volvar Asset Management (Volvar AM) is a Paris-based independent asset management company specialized on the volatility asset class. Their first fund is seeded by IMQubator, the seeding fund to which Dutch pensions giant APG has committed €250mln in 2009.  Volvar AM will shortly launch the innovative, long/short Volvar Eurozone Volatility Fund which aims at both absolute return and anti-correlation. It is one of the first systematic funds within an emerging asset class.

Volvar Asset Management (Volvar AM) is a Paris-based independent asset management company specialized on the volatility asset class. Their first fund is seeded by IMQubator, the seeding firm of the Dutch pensions giant Stichting Pensioenfonds AB.

Nancy Havens-Hasty founded her event-driven fund Havens Advisors in 1995 after spending 16 years at Bear Stearns, where she first founded and managed the foreign risk arbitrage effort and then was head of the Bankruptcy Department and co‐head of the High Yield Department.

Nancy Havens-Hasty: How to succeed and build a long-term track record in M+A hedge fund strategies

Matthias Knab meets Jack Schwager who unveils his fourth Market Wizards book…

Jack Schwager unveils his fourth Market Wizards book: “Hedge Fund Market Wizards” with fascinating insights into 15 hedge fund traders who consistently outperform the markets †all in their own words!

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