Money managers under the microscope
News and views on the hedge fund industry from Reuters and eslewhere:
Did you get to the Jabre shindig? – Telegraph
Nelson wounded – Reuters
Trust Laxey – FT
The Quant problem, again – TraderMark
Investors who don’t want to pay hedge funds’ high minimums can still get a taste of top managers’ best ideas at an exclusive conference in New York next week.
For as little as $1,000 — a tiny fraction of the $1 million many hedges demand as a minimum investment — guests can listen to activist hedge fund managers William Ackman and Nelson Peltz plus five other prominent investors talk trends and investment ideas.