Archive for the ‘Capacity’ Category

Bridgewater Alpha Fulfills Promise, Somewhat

May 28, 2014

Chidem Kurdas

Bridgewater Associates’ Pure Alpha, probably the world’s largest single hedge fund, (more…)

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Man AHL Quants’ Challenge

March 20, 2012

It has been 25 years since Man Group’s futures trading program, AHL, started operating. (more…)

Why Investors Go Lockstep

October 27, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

In the past several weeks I looked at six investors’ hedge fund portfolios. Five of them are relatively large, long-time investors. One gets a feeling of déjà vu (more…)

New Sweet Spot

June 27, 2011

Chidem Kurdas

A survey of institutions and hedge funds by Citi Prime Finance challenges the perception that investors prefer the largest funds—an impression that became received wisdom after the 2008 crisis. (more…)