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Hedge Fund Compensation Survey Now Open

October 19, 2013

The seventh annual Hedge Fund Compensation Survey is now live. Each year, the Survey provides a benchmark for compensation practices by collecting data directly from the professionals who work in the industry. The purpose of the annual Compensation Survey is to create an accurate and affordable report that allows hedge fund professionals and firms to […]

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Is Asia Hiring Again? It’s Hard to Say

October 14, 2013

In March 2013, many were bemoaning the job market condition of hedge funds in Asia. The situation was not looking good, without any great promise expected for the near future. Much of the issue had to do with insufficient liquidity in banks to engage in investment activities that move large amounts of money and positions. […]

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Hedge Fund Arbalet to Close After Sluggish Returns

October 7, 2013

Hopes were high for commodities hedge fund Arbalet Capital and its 30-year-old leader Jennifer Fan. Reuters reports the firm generated upwards of $700 million for its 2012 launch, which was one of the largest start-ups that year. After posting a 9 percent loss for 2012 and showing signs of weakness in Q1 of 2013, the […]

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Fed Tapering Delay Is Good News for Hedge Fund Hiring Expectations

September 30, 2013

On September 18, 2013, the Federal Reserve made a decision on its long-awaited Quantitative Easing Tapering process, choosing to delay the move until market factors presented a better opportunity. The investment markets breathed a collective sigh of relief as that decision was announced. It’s been a well-known fact that the Federal Reserve’s continued purchasing of […]

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Hedge Funds Recruiting Top Entrepreneurial Talent

September 16, 2013

A strong desire to succeed drives many financial professionals to start their own hedge funds. However, during down economic times, getting a start-up off the ground is difficult, and venture capital may be non-existent. Established hedge funds are taking advantage of tough market conditions to scoop up talented individuals who would otherwise be entrepreneurs. Filling […]

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A Hedge Fund Ad Coming Soon to a Billboard Near You

September 2, 2013

For decades, the hedge fund industry has been restricted from advertising publicly to consumers by the Securities Exchange Commission. This fact has been no surprise to the industry, as many who do engage in such investments are expected to be well-versed in this area of investing. The idea of neophytes throwing money into such funds […]

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Changes Ahead for the Asian Hedge Fund Industry

August 26, 2013

While many global economies have reported economic upturns over the past two years, five years after the 2008 financial downturn, Asian hedge funds and Asian private equity investments continue to struggle. Since so many Asian hedge funds have not met their performance goals, countless managers have left the industry entirely, creating many new hedge fund job […]

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