Archive for the ‘Fund of funds’ Category

Regulators Scrutinize FoF Products

January 10, 2013

Chidem Kurdas

US Securities and Exchange Commission staff are (more…)

Bank of America Consolidates Funds

November 4, 2012

A hedge fund platform that includes products from Merrill Lynch (more…)

Permal Persists; Blackstone Near Top

August 1, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Competition for capital is intense among the few large funds of funds managers left standing (more…)

AQR Catastrophe Insurance Investing Shows Promise

July 24, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Storms are unrelated to stocks and bonds. So an asset (more…)

BlackRock Funds, Up and Down

July 18, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Multi-trillion-dollar asset manager BlackRock has been building (more…)

Winton, Quants and European Crisis

June 11, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

Suppose there is a chaotic Greek exit from the euro zone, with steep declines in equity markets. In that case (more…)

European Crisis Stalls FoF Recovery

May 17, 2012

Funds of funds that started to recuperate (more…)

Legg Mason Seeks SEC OK for Hybrid

May 1, 2012

Mutual fund heavyweight Legg Mason has applied to the US Securities and Exchange Commission for (more…)

DE Shaw Prevails in Fee Competition

April 18, 2012

Chidem Kurdas

For many years, hedge fund investors were willing to pay 2/20 or even higher fees to established managers with good track records. New or small funds could be less expensive, but typically not the known names. That appears to be changing. (more…)

Can Permal Buck Trend?

January 24, 2012

Funds of funds as a group have not recovered (more…)