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hedgeweek.com July 31, 2020

Outlook "bright" For Hedge Funds As Industry Seizes On Surging Volatility, Jp Morgan Asset Management Officials Say

Outlook "bright" for hedge funds as industry seizes on surging volatility, JP Morgan Asset Management officials say Submitted By Hugh Leask | 31/07/2020 - 1:37pm The immediate outlook for hedge funds is "very bright", with elevated volatility at an "optimal" level for macro and relative value strategies in particular, JP Morgan Asset Management's alternatives team said this week. Jamie Kramer, managing director and head of the Alternatives Solutions Group at JP Morgan Asset Management, said many hedge funds were able to insulate investors' portfolios during the Q1 market shock before taking advantage of rising markets during Q2's rally.
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vcaonline.com July 14, 2020

Truebridge Capital Partners Raises $600M For Sixth Venture Capital Fund-of-funds

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., July 13, 2020-- Venture capital investment firm TrueBridge Capital Partners today announced the close of its sixth venture capital fund-of-funds, TrueBridge Capital Partners Fund VI, L.P. ("Fund VI") with $600 million in limited partner commitments. With this latest fund, TrueBridge surpasses its previous fund of $450 million and now manages over $3.3 billion in assets. "Today's global economic environment is one with a truly unprecedented level of uncertainty.
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live.hedgeweek.com April 24, 2020

#1 Hedge Event In 2020 | Hedgeweeklive Us | Key Steps To Success For Emerging Hedge Funds

24th Apr 2020 - 10:43am Calling all emerging fund managers! Join us at HedgeweekLIVE USA... Submitted 24/04/2020 - 10:43am For any new fund manager, getting the planning right at the pre-launch phase can potentially make the difference between success or costly failure. Hedgeweek LIVE is your bridge to a new understanding of each of the critical steps involved to successfully bring a hedge fund to market. Get informed -- pre-register now! Free to investors (LPs) and fund managers (GPs). Author Profile Tags Events.
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allaboutalpha.com April 13, 2020

Peeling Back The Wrapper Of Hedge Fund Strategies | Allaboutalpha: Alternative Investing Trends And Analysis | A Finance Blog About Private Equity, Commodities, And Other Alternative Asset Classes.

By Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, Associate Director, Content Development at CAIA Association During CAIA Association's most recent Virtual Chapter event, Keith and I (virtually) sat down with Chris Tidmore, CFA, CPA at The Vanguard Group to discuss Vanguard's recent whitepaper, "The Wrapper Matters: Comparing Liquid Alternatives to Hedge Funds"Read More.
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hedgeweek.com March 27, 2020

Evanston Capital's Management Team Purchases Equity From Ta Associates

27th Mar 2020 - 3:54pm Evanston Capital's management team purchases equity From TA Associates Submitted 27/03/2020 - 3:54pm Alternative investment management team Evanston Capital Management's (ECM) management team has completed the purchase of the minority equity stake owned by certain private investment funds affiliated with TA Associates (TA). The buyout was led by ECM's senior management team, headed by Adam Blitz, CEO and Chief Investment Officer. The entire leadership team of ECM contributed new equity capital to finance the purchase and ECM has no outstanding debt obligations. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
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fa-mag.com January 15, 2020

Tough, Prudent Questions For Alternative Investment Managers

In a universe of over 10,000 private equity and hedge fund firms, manager selection is complex. It requires analytical tools that help you verify the data, qualitative review and operational due diligence, establishing a network of managers, and ongoing review of your investments. With over 25 years of experience identifying institutional alternative investment managers, below are some of the prudent questions we ask. Questions About The Firm 1. Who are the partners? What is their background? The investment industry is a people business.
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marketsmedia.com January 06, 2020

Trading Up: Gsam Lands Duo As Alts Co-heads

Mike Brandmeyer, Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs Group's asset management unit has named Raanan Agus and Mike Brandmeyer co-heads of alternative investments and manager selection, in a reshuffling of leadership tied to the creation of a separate group targeting private markets. Goldman partners Agus and Brandmeyer are replacing Chris Kojima, who will now co-lead the newly formed alternatives capital markets and strategy group inside the merchant banking division, according to internal memos circulated recently. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP has named Lisa Dallmer its new Chief Operating Officer.
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finance.yahoo.com December 31, 2019

Hedge Funds Vs. Mutual Funds: Key Differences

Hedge funds and mutual funds seem to confuse investors. Usually, rich investors favor hedge funds, while all different types of investors use mutual funds. Understanding a hedge fund vs mutual fund can help investors select the best option for their portfolio. Here's how you'll know which is right for you. Buying an individual security may take time, expertise and research. Additionally, you may have to work to find the right stocks that can make up a balanced portfolio and minimize your risk. Even after all that, this strategy may not help you meet your financial goals and objectives.
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businessinsider.com December 31, 2019

Goldman Sachs Hiring For New Alternative Investments Group

Goldman Sachs plans to add people to a 30-person team helping clients to better understand -- and put their money into -- a suite of alternative investments managed by the bank, according to people with knowledge of the effort. One of the people characterized the hiring plans as modest, describing them as "tactical" additions. The people asked for anonymity to describe closely guarded details about a high-level plan CEO David Solomon announced in a memo earlier this month.
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fa-mag.com December 02, 2019

Different Takes On Etf Hedge Fund Exposure

Hedge funds used to be the man. According to a Wall Street Journal analysis of data from hedge fund industry research company HFR Inc., hedge funds employing various equity strategies beat the total returns on the S&P 500 Index by an annual average of more than five percentage points between 1990 and 2009. Since then, such funds on average have trailed the index by almost 9 percentage points annually. Not surprisingly, wealthy investors and institutional investors who generally pay full freight (i.e., the traditional "2 and 20" fee structure) are jumping ship.
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