Crashing the Mezzanine Party
- KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HEDGE FUNDS AND PRIVATE EQUITY FUNDS. Thomas, Mark K.; Young, Peter J. // Secured Lender;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p26
Compares the characteristics, goals and behaviors of hedge and private equity funds. Time-hold and refinancing strategy; Liquidity and leverage; Return on investment.
- Hedge Fund Return Predictability Under the Magnifying Glass. Avramov, Doron; Barras, Laurent; Kosowski, Robert // Journal of Financial & Quantitative Analysis;2013, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p1057
This paper develops a unified approach to comprehensively analyze individual hedge fund return predictability, both in- and out-of-sample. In-sample, we find that variation in hedge fund performance across changing market conditions is widespread and economically significant. The predictability...
- Leveraging--A Two-Edged Sword. Bobo, Jack // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/9/98, Vol. 102 Issue 45, p45
Comments on the involvement of banks and other lenders in the selling of hedge funds. Claim that hedge funds leverage the purchase of large blocks of stocks; Risks involved in leveraging; Alleged role of leveraging in the crash of the stock market in 1929; Attractions of leveraging.
- Hedge funds, fund attributes and risk adjusted returns. Soydemir, Gökçe; Smolarski, Jan; Shin, Sangheon // Journal of Economics & Finance;Jan2014, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p133
We use proprietary data to examine factors that lead hedge fund managers to offer hurdle rates and investigate relative hedge fund performance based on risk-adjusted returns. Using data from 3,571 hedge funds over a 15 year period, we find that funds that do not offer a hurdle rate outperform...
- Hedge funds face Catch-22. Anand, Vineeta // Pensions & Investments;11/25/96, Vol. 24 Issue 24, p1
Reports that if partnerships reopen to additional investors in 1997, investors in closed hedge funds could see their returns decrease. Reasons for the decrease; Information on the National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996; How hedge funds that accept more than 100 investors are...
- Investors like hedge funds again. Williamson, Christine // Pensions & Investments;11/1/1999, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p28
Reports that investors are flocking to hedge funds again, despite the debacle caused the Long-Term Capital Management LP in 1998. Hedge fund performance; Size of hedge funds; Correction of public impression about the funds.
- Hedge funds may be too big for their own good, advisers say. Payne, Beatrix // Pensions & Investments;12/11/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 25, p16
Focuses on the ability of hedge funds to generate returns in Europe. Disadvantages of large hedge funds; Pension funds' investment in hedge funds; Performance-based fees.
- Hedge Funds Up 0.2% in May . // American Banker;6/20/2002, Vol. 167 Issue 118, p5
Reports on gains in May 2002 shown by U.S. hedge funds. Data released in the Van U.S. Hedge Fund Index; Average net gains of domestic hedge funds; Average net loss posted by offshore hedge funds.
- InvestHedge index back in the black for 2015 after October rebound. Hallissey, Siobhan // Invest Hedge;12/21/2015, p1
The article reports that funds of hedge funds started the fourth quarter of 2015 with a 0.6 percent gain in October 2015 and regained a positive return on a year-to-date basis.