Over 1000 pools were registered in the last 4 weeks, over 250 a week, with the major hedge funds contributing about 12 – 13% of them. Blackstone alone added 44 pools. For those interested in systematic firms, Man Numeric and Two Sigma registered new pools.
Over 600 pools were registered in the last 3 weeks, ~200 a week. Major hedge funds a much smaller proportion than last month. Strategies featured include real estate, infrastructure, special opportunities, private equity, multi-strategy, and alternative risk premia.
The first in a series of monthly posts listing new commodity pool launches registered with the NFA’s BASIC website.
The first in a series of monthly posts on the world’s biggest hedge funds by assets under management based on each firm’s Form ADV.
Hedge Fund fees are under pressure again. There’s a drumbeat from institutional investors demanding lower fees in light of lackluster performance. So what’s a manager to do? We provide some analysis and negotiating strategies.