Survey Results/Press Releases

Alternative Investment Industry Finds Marijuana Appealing

April, 2017: When asked if the federal government will legalize marijuana within the next 10 years, 64% of respondents believe it will, while 36% believe it won’t.The alternative investment community is a fan of marijuana –at least from an investment perspective. With marijuana now legal in 26 states and Washington D.C., and having been approved…

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New York Hedge Fund Roundtable Names 2017 Officers & Management Committee

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 2, 2017 – The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable announced today its 2017 Board of Directors, officers and Management Committee members. The new Management Committee, along with the NYHFR’s Board of Directors, will continue the organization’s efforts to promote awareness of issues of importance for the alternative investment industry and to…

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New York Hedge Fund Roundtable Names 2017 Officers & Management Committee

March, 2017 – The New York Hedge Fund Roundtable announced today its 2017 Board of Directors, officers and Management Committee members. The new Management Committee, along with the NYHFR’s Board of Directors, will continue the organization’s efforts to promote awareness of issues of importance for the alternative investment industry and to educate its members about…

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Alternative Investment Industry Foresees Lower Fee Model & Contraction of Hedge Fund Firms Over Next Few Years

January, 2017: Given the hedge fund industry’s lackluster performance in 2016 and the significant amount of hedge fund firms that closed their doors, many institutional investors have been revisiting their allocations to hedge funds. As many investors question whether actively managed investments are worth the management costs associated with them, there has been some rejiggering…

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Alternative Investment Industry Weighs in on Merits and Potential Risks of Operational Alpha

November, 2016 – From the costs of complying with heightened regulations, to the lingering low interest rate environment, hedge funds and private equity funds have found it increasingly difficult to generate strong returns for investors. As a result, the alternative investment community has turned its attention to operational alpha –the use of an integrated front-to-back-end…

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Alternative Investment Industry Weighs in on ESG Quant Investing

October, 2016 – There is no way to ignore the rising importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. From global warming to the unethical treatment of overseas factory workers, ESG issues have begun dominating headlines, as the ramifications of ignoring them have become increasingly clear –a reality driven home by the nosedive Volkswagen’s stock price…

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