Posts Tagged ‘MSCI Europe Index’

Och-Ziff vs. the Index

January 4, 2011

Investors on occasion express doubt as to whether hedge funds are worth the trouble. So let’s compare the performance of  Daniel Och, a well-established and highly regarded manager, with a broad-gauge investable index.

The largest fund Mr. Och manages, the Och-Ziff Master Fund with around $19 billion in assets as of November, made 8.44% in 2010. The MSCI All Country World Investable Market Index made 11.4%—almost three percentage points more than OZ Master Fund. Should institutions just put their capital into an index?  (more…)