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NEWS & EVENTS

 

In The Media
Quote by Stuart Blair, CAIA
May 2019
FundFire

By Lydia Tomkiw

The frenzied merger and consolidation activity roiling the hedge fund of funds space the last few years may have cooled off, but it has left room for unique deals – and more are likely, experts say.

The resources and overhead required to successfully run a fund of funds could mean some more consolidat…

In The Media
Quote by Stuart Blair, CAIA
April 2019
FundFire
Dallas-based Westwood Group is joining the growing list of managers offering new fee models designed to appeal to investors who don’t want to pay active management fees for passive-like performance. Some critics say performance fees encourage portfolio managers to take excessive risk to hit their targets, but Westwood …
In The Media
Quote by Stuart Blair, CAIA
March 2019
FundFire
The majority of hedge fund investors are keeping their overall allocations to the asset class steady during 2019, but that doesn’t mean they won’t be picking new managers. Growth for hedge fund managers in 2019 could come from reallocations, as investors target new strategies and dive further into areas such as co-inve…
In The Media
Quote by Debashis Chowdhury, CFA
January 2019
Institutional Investor
Canterbury Consulting is setting up a fund of hedge funds for its clients, signaling that appetite remains for an area of asset management that has struggled to attract investors over the past decade.
In The Media
Quote by Debashis Chowdhury, CFA
January 2019
Inside Higher Ed
When President Trump at the end of 2017 signed a Republican-backed tax-reform package into law that included significant changes for colleges and universities, higher ed leaders were left waiting for answers. They wondered about rules for calculating a new tax on endowments. They sought guidance regarding a tax on p…