Hedge Funds:
The Continuing Emergence of Quantitative Strategies, Big Data, & Activists

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Date Published: May 2, 2019
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of hedge funds, an industry which continues to grow rapidly despite relatively poor overall absolute & relative investment returns. This research analyzes hedge funds data by product structure and investment strategy, and offers a series of future predictions for hedge funds. This research is incorporated into TIburon's research on financial alternative investments and its broader coverage of alternative investments.

This research begins with a situational analysis of hedge funds, including:
  • Growth in Popularity
  • Reasons Gained Popularity
  • Reasons Being Challenged
This research addresses the key historical phases of hedge funds, including:
  • Emergence Phase
  • Strategy Diversification Phase
  • Rapid Growth Phase
  • Retrenchment Phase
And this research summarizes the market growth and highlights the leading hedge fund managers.

This research defines product structure market segments within hedge funds, including:
  • Hedge Funds
    • United States Hedge Funds
    • Non-United States Hedge Funds
  • Hedge Funds-of-Funds
This research defines key investment strategy market segments within hedge funds, including:
  • Equity Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Arbitrage or Relative Value Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Event Driven Hedge Fund Strategies
  • Global Macro Hedge Fund Strategies
This research defines key market & distribution channels for hedge funds, including:
  • High Net Worth Consumers
    • United States High Net Worth Consumers
    • Non-United States High Net Worth Consumers
  • Institutional Markets
    • Endowments & Foundations
    • Defined Benefit Plans & Defined Contribution Plans
And this research makes several future predictions for hedge funds, including:
  • Moderate Hedge Funds Market Growth
  • Continuing Activists Headlines
  • Continuing Rapid Growth of Quantitative Strategies
  • Continuing Rapid Rise of Big Data Opportunities
  • Industry Maturization & Concentration of Net Flows
  • Declining Fees
  • Consolidation of the Hedge Funds Business
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