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10 Sep 2009

Cayman Hedge Fund Results Up For US Equity Market Neutral Fund

Global Hedge Fund Group said that their flagship fund, the US Equity Market Neutral Fund showed annual returns of between 22-45%, accompanied with a volatility of 8-12% per annum.

The fund commenced trading on 20 August 2001 with initial assets of $14 million from institutional investors. The strategy employs a proprietary factor model which measures trends in observed stock prices and expects to profit from market inefficiencies over time.

Global Hedge Fund Group works in close association with research firms, hedge fund managers, and brokerage houses.

Butterfield Fulcrum Partners With Risk Fundamentals

Alternative fund administration company, Butterfield Fulcrum, has partnered with hedge fund software firm Risk Fundamentals, to provide comprehensive risk analytics to hedge fund managers.

“As independent administrators we sit at the junction where transparency and confidentiality have traditionally opposed each other,” said Akshaya Bhargava, Butterfield Fulcrum's CEO.

“Risk Fundamentals is a state of the art risk management and transparency solution for hedge funds, funds of funds and institutional investors,” said Ben Weston, Risk Fundamentals’ Chairman. “This collaboration fulfills a longstanding need in the marketplace for new and effective ways to understand and man­age risk.”

Butterfield Fulcrum said the product will measure liquidity and leverage, the primary sources of hedge fund collapse.