Einhorn’s Comeback Continues: Greenlight Up 18.7% Net YTD

Billionaire hedge fund manager David Einhorn reported his worst year ever last year. Greenlight Capital's main fund lost 9% in December, bringing its decline for 2018 to 34%. However, the fund manager's fortunes have improved this year. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc If you’re looking for value stocks, and exclusive [...]

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Seth Klarman’s Tips Long-Term Investing Success

Seth Klarman is one of the greatest value investors alive today. Over the past few decades, his hedge fund, the Boston-based Baupost, which manages around $30 billion of assets for clients around the world, has achieved an average annualized return in the region of 20%. What's more, Baupost often [...]

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George Soros Part Eight: Reflexivity and Karl Popper

George Soros is one of the most successful hedge fund managers ever. While at the helm of the Quantum Fund (founded by Soros and Jim Rogers in the 70s), he generated an average annual return for investors of 30%. Across this ten-part series, I’m taking a look at Soros’ life, trading career, and [...]

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Interview with Zeke Ashton of Centaur [Pt. 5]

This is the final part of a five-part interview with Zeke Ashton Portfolio Manager and founder of Centaur Capital Partners. The interview is part of ValueWalk’s Value Fund Interview Series. Throughout this series, we are publishing weekly interviews with value-oriented hedge funds, and asset managers. All the past interviews in the [...]

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This Hedge Fund Is Winning On E-Commerce

WCM Global Growth Limited was up 4.03% for January, just barely missing its benchmark MSCI All County World (ex-Australia) Index, which gained 4.54% for the month. However, WCM has beaten its benchmark looking at the last three, six and 12 months and since inception. The MSCI All Country World [...]

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What If Theranos Was A Hedge Fund?

The amazing story of Theranos, a company started in 2003 by a 19-year-old Stanford dropout, is told in page-turning detail in a recent book by Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou. Despite an incredibly distinguished board, leading venture capital investors, raves from a respected Stanford dean and contracts with [...]

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Quick Tips For Starting A Hedge Fund

Chances are that you’ve thought about starting your own hedge fund. Perhaps you’ve felt an entrepreneurial pull, have an investment strategy in mind, or know a team of people with a similar goal. Q3 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Below, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best guides [...]

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Event Driven Moab Partners Increases Hedges Along With AUM

Long / Short hedge fund manager Michael Rothenberg’s Moab Capital had an “uneventful month” in September with “few meaningful movers” in the firm’s overall portfolio. Q3 Hedge Fund Letters According to the firm’s September letter to investors, a copy of which has been reviewed by ValueWalk, Moab made 1.21% from its [...]

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Hedge Funds Represent 84% of Market Short Exposure

Hedge funds have been benefiting from exposure to popular stock names, an August 17 Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund Trend Monitor survey noted, as their positioning is a net long exposure near 47% as hedge fund portfolio turnover stayed near a record low. Hedge fund short exposure, meanwhile, represents 84% [...]

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After Positive Q1, Investors Pause On Hedge Fund Allocations

The continued interest in macro strategies is evidence that investors are using the industry not just for its increasing prevalence of quantitative strategies, but for expertise on how to navigate, and preferably to benefit, in a global environment increasingly influenced by major geopolitical themes. Additionally, the industry appears to still [...]

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The Last 10 Tightening Cycles Triggered A Bear Market

Frank Martin of Hummingbird Partners has a reputation as a cautious investor something that shows through quite clearly in his first-quarter letter to investors. For the first quarter of 2017, Hummingbird produced a return of 1.35% net for investors compared with a gain of 6.1% for the S&P 500. [...]

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