Hedge Funds and the Institutional Party

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The recent move by the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Management Board (MassPRIM) to reduce their exposure to fund of hedge funds and initiate a direct hedge fund investment program highlights the trend by institutional investors to bypass fund of funds for direct hedge fund investments.

Price Swings: Hedge Funds and the Markets

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Price swings are not just occurring in oil and other commodities but in equities and fixed income securities as well. It is clearly critical to have investment products in your portfolio that zig when the markets zag in order to protect your assets during these uncertain times.

Better Reporting in Private Equity Will Attract and Create Loyal Investors

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Coller Capital, Global Private Equity Barometer has found that 31 percent of European investors are decreasing the number of private equity firms they use as opposed to nine percent in 2006. Also, investors are no longer automatically reinvesting with their existing private equity firms when they bring a new fund to market.