Press release courtesy of our friends at Morningstar.
CHICAGO, April 25, 2011—Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today reported preliminary hedge fund performance for March 2011 as well as asset flows through February. The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index, a composite of the largest hedge funds in Morningstar’s database, rose 0.1% [...]
Guest Post: Holly Singer, President of HS Marketing, a firm dedicated to helping firms in the alternative investment community achieve lasting impressions, contributes with to The Final Meeting with marketing advice for hedge fund managers and service providers.
Your storyline needs a pitch with real examples. Whether you are a fund manager or a service provider, [...]
In this month’s post I continue to cover the allocations to the larger funds (be patient smaller funds, your time is coming) and the infrastructure characteristics investors look for in funds that attract the biggest/best alternative investors. I also touch on how larger funds have recently put more emphasis on their marketing/investor relations departments. If [...]
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Latest intelligence from CS Tremont – strong peformance, assets coming in
Hedge funds attracting more institutions, fewer private investors.
- Process-driven investing, regulatory burdon, method of access all lead to a level of sophistication for direct investing or through FOFs.
Hedge Funds: More money coming in than out for the first time in a while.
Goldman CFO calls bottom of redemptions.
HF Alert reports that Goldman Sachs is planning an all-star cap-intro event next week. They appear to have pulled a page directly from the Live Nation concert playbook. Instead of taking risks with smaller acts in small venues – LN prefers to book aerosmith, Madonna, Cold Play, U2 pay them well and book ginormous venues.
Doing a round of spring cleaning and came across some blog posts that I had saved to publish later. If they are relevant then I will post. This one is, so I will.
Reuters Summit: New Opportunity for Would-Be Hedge Fund Investors
More news from the Reuters Summit:
After years of being told “no,” investors may finally [...]