Dmitry Balyasny's $6 billion firm posted returns of nearly 5% in its flagship fund in the first quarter, much higher than the average hedge fund and overall market. One of the firm's macro investing heads, Tim Wilkinson, is set to leave the firm soon, and Balyasny has shut down trading in his portfolios. Going forward, Balyasny is focusing on more liquid markets in its macro strategy, "increasing our trading oriented macro strategies across rates, FX, and equities." Click here for more BI Prime stories.
NEW YORK, July 17, 2019-- Blackstone (NYSE: BX) today announced that Gabriel Sod Hoffs has joined Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM) as a Managing Director and Head of Emerging Markets and Global Macro Strategy. Mr. Sod Hoffs joins from Caxton Associates where he was a Portfolio Manager focusing on emerging markets. Prior to Caxton, he was a senior investment associate at Bridgewater Associates where he focused on emerging markets, and CIO of Austin Credit Macro, a global macro hedge fund seeded by TPG Capital.
This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers visit http://www.djreprints.com. https://www.Financial NEwslondon.com/articles/global-macro-hedge-funds-struggle-to-regain-top-form-20190716 Global macro, the hedge-fund style that made George Soros and Alan Howard famous, is struggling to recover from a dire 2018--with one investor lamenting that top funds are "just not there anymore." Macro managers, who seek to profit from large-scale economic and political shifts by placing bets on interest rates and bond yields, have on average failed to capitalize on the volatile markets and widespread political turmoil of recent years.
NewAlpha Asset Management (NewAlpha), a Paris-based global fund incubation and acceleration specialist, has made a strategic investment with discretionary global macro manager Montrock48 Capital (Montrock48).
In part three of the "Distinguished CIO" panel at Trusted Insight' 2018 Machine Learning Summit, chief investment officers answered questions from the audience. They discussed early-stage venture and its high return profile; the rise of new investment models like incubators, platforms and studios; and why geopolitical factors keep them up at night.
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John Curran was the former head of commodities at Caxton Associates -- the hedge fund founded by market wizard Bruce Kovner. Q3 2017 Hedge fund Letters, Conferences, Pitches; Buffett Vs Cohodes, SEQUX Logo Change! He wrote a great article in [...] The post The Global Macro Investing Renaissance appeared first on ValueWalk.
The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was up 1.0 per cent last week, fuelled by the recovery of Global Macro managers, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor's Cross Asset Research team.