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Keeping Your Options Open

Third Friday Management, LLP is the investment manager of The Third Friday Total Return Fund, L.P. (the ‘Fund’). The Fund was founded in May 2007 and follows a proprietary rules-based market neutral options strategy designed to generate strong risk-adjusted returns in all market environments. The Fund does not employ leverage and does not take a view on market direction. Excess collateral is invested in a diverse portfolio of income-generating securities.

January 04, 2017
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Fund Manager Elite 2016

Wise Investment, founded in 1992, is an independent investment company based in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire. We got in touch with John Newton at Wise to find out more about the company and to hear his thoughts on winning this award.

July 26, 2016
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Hedge Fund Manager of the Month - USA

The Tradex Group is a minority-owned alternative asset management business located in Greenwich, CT.

June 30, 2016
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Investing in Macro Trading - Investing for the Future

Arbitrage Search is a boutique search firm focusing on recruitment for macro hedge funds. Based in the West End of London the company have been in business for six years to date. The company’s director Chris Apostolou shares his thoughts on the issues involved with Macro Trading.

June 30, 2016
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FundAdministration - Challenges Facing Hedge Fund Start-ups

Fundadministration is a full-service fund administration firm dedicated to providing accurate, timely and comprehensive accounting and administration services to the financial services industry. Denise DePaola gives her thoughts on the work of the company and imparts her thoughts on the key challenges facing Hedge Fund Start-ups today.

June 30, 2016
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Hedge Fund Manager of the Month - Vanuatu

During the darkest days of the global financial crisis (GFC) one thought kept going through my mind. What if the only way to beat the market was to “Forget the Market?”. Honestly, just then all I wanted to do was forget the market. I was terrified of what the new trading day would bring. Everywhere I looked, it was a sea of red and the concept of diversification didn’t mean a damn thing! Established market, emerging market, none of it offered protection for my clients. Previously uncorrelated assets fell in tandem and there was literally nowhere to hide.

June 30, 2016
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The 2016 Alternative Investment Awards Press Release

June 14, 2016
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Ones to Watch in Hedge Funds 2016

VFS is the fund administration arm of the Bank of Valletta Group, Malta’s largest banking group. The company’s core activities cover both the provision of fund formation services, as well as a full suite of fund administration services to collective investment schemes.

June 08, 2016
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Challenges Facing Hedge Fund Start-ups

eVestment is a global leader in institutional investment data and analytics. The company provides data and insights for institutional investors like insurance companies, pension funds, foundations, banks, endowments and more and also provides a wealth of insight and analytics solutions to traditional and alternative asset managers.

June 07, 2016
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Ones to watch in Hedge Funds 2016

Based in Zurich, Finanz Konzept AG is a highly innovative independent asset manager who specialise in alternative investments. We spoke to Florian Agarwalla, Head of Sales at Finanz Konzept AG, to find out more about their company, as well as their unique investment strategy.

May 12, 2016
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Ones to Watch in Hedge Funds 2016 - Overcoming the Obstacles

AppleTree Capital faced the ultimate crisis in 2011, suffering a -34.17% annual return. While most investment managers would have cut their losses and shut down the fund, the team at AppleTree spent two years earning back money for their investors. This is a testament to the commitment they show to their clients. We spoke to Michael Nicoletos, Managing Director at AppleTree Capital, to find out more.

May 10, 2016
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Ones to Watch in Hedge Funds 2016

24FX Global is an independent family office and a trading, advisory and currency hedging firm for global institutional and HNW clients. We spoke to Andy Schnappberger, MD of the company, to find out more about their company and learn the secrets behind their success.

May 09, 2016
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Ones to Watch in Hedge Funds 2016

Founded in 1994, Venus Capital is an institutional-focused India-dedicated firm, which is based in Boston with affiliated offices in London and New Delhi. We spoke to Vik Mehrotra, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Venus, to find out more about their firm, and get his unique insight into how they consistently generate alpha while mitigating risks.

May 03, 2016
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Ones to Watch in Hedge Funds 2016

VFS is the fund administration arm of the Bank of Valletta Group. The company’s core activity is the provision of a full suite of fund administration services to collective investment schemes, spanning across all fund typologies, following very diverse investment strategies.

April 14, 2016
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Hedge Fund Manager of the Year

Fidelis Capital Management’s mission is to consistently achieve superior, risk-adjusted returns for investors. We got in touch with Andrew Sandoe, Chief Investment Officer at Fidelis, to find out how they achieve this, and learn about how his military background has helped him thrive in the hedge fund industry.

April 08, 2016
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MFA, AIMA File Comment Letter on SEC Derivatives Rule

Managed Funds Association and the Alternative Investment Management Association today submitted a joint comment letter to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on the Commission’s proposed rule on the use of derivatives by mutual funds and other registered investment companies.

March 29, 2016
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