How Hedge Funds Became The New Fixed Income Substitute20210908051816

How Hedge Funds Became The New Fixed Income Substitute

Photo by Brett Jordan on Unsplash Almost overnight, allocators started to swap out fixed income exposure for hedge funds.  What’s driving this?  Two trends:  after large and sudden drawdowns in both 2020 and 2021, many allocators simply want out of traditional fixed income; meanwhile, with alpha bac...
Wrestling with the Hedge Fund paradox20210611155650

Wrestling with the Hedge Fund paradox

Absolut Alternative, a German periodical focused on institutional investors, asked DBi to write a comprehensive history of the liquid alternative space. This is the English version of an article titled, Herausforderung Hedgefunds-Paradoxon, that was published in May 2021.The twenty year effort to cr...
How Hedge Funds Lost Their Way and Why They’ll Come Back20210413144053

How Hedge Funds Lost Their Way and Why They’ll Come Back

Using DBi data, Bloomberg's Nir Kaissar writes about factor rotations drive the performance of equity long/short hedge funds and why he is optimistic about future returns.How Hedge Funds Lost Their Way and Why They’ll Come BackStock pickers appear ready to come out of the wilderness....
Hedge Funds Weigh Prime Broking Relationships after Archegos Fire Sale20210405143627

Hedge Funds Weigh Prime Broking Relationships after Archegos Fire Sale

DBi’s Andrew Beer talks to the Financial Times about how the Archegos blowup is impacting the relationship between hedge funds and prime brokers.  Hedge funds weigh prime broking relationships after Archegos fire sale Hedge funds are evaluating their banking relationships after a fire sale ...
Hedge funds cash in on the ‘great reflation trade’20210304153300

Hedge funds cash in on the ‘great reflation trade’

DBi’s Andrew Beer explains how hedge funds have been warning that inflation could come in “hotter” than expectations.See Laurence Fletcher's article here:Hedge funds cash in on the ‘great reflation trade’High-profile managers profit from this year’s tumble in global bond prices...
A $300 Billion Quant Trade Wins in ‘Almost Unbelievable’ Market20210301111100

A $300 Billion Quant Trade Wins in ‘Almost Unbelievable’ Market

DBi Managing Member, Andrew Beer, explains how managed futures hedge funds stand to benefit from a regime shift in inflation.With rising expectations on economic growth fueling trends in everything from Treasuries and oil to stocks, Commodity Trading Advisors just notched one of their best months si...
Hedge Fund Replication Worked in January. Here’s Why20210212113900

Hedge Fund Replication Worked in January. Here’s Why

February 12, 2021News,
Julie Segal writes about factor rotations drove alpha in DBi’s Equity Long/Short replication ETF (DBEH) in January 2021.Hedge Fund Replication Worked in January. Here’s Why.Replication passed a significant test in the volatile month of January when retail investors sent the stock of GameStop soaring...
GameStop, other short squeezes expected to face regulatory scrutiny20210211120100

GameStop, other short squeezes expected to face regulatory scrutiny

February 11, 2021News
Andrew Beer comments on how hedge funds will manage short squeeze risk post-GameStop.GameStop, other short squeezes expected to face regulatory scrutinyA senator and the hedge fund community are calling for regulatory scrutiny regarding the attack on short sellers by retail investors....
The Short Squeeze: What’s Next for Hedge Funds in Reddit Era?20210203121200

The Short Squeeze: What’s Next for Hedge Funds in Reddit Era?

February 3, 2021News
Lydia Tomkiw interviews Andrew Beer about changes in short-selling by hedge funds.The Short Squeeze: What’s Next for Hedge Funds in Reddit Era?Sign up for FundFire and you will receive a two-week free trial, or if eligible, you willautomatically be added to your company’s existing subscription at no...
GameStop day traders shook markets and hit hedge funds for billions. What has Wall Street learned?20210130122300

GameStop day traders shook markets and hit hedge funds for billions. What has Wall Street learned?

January 30, 2021News
Managing Member Andrew Beer discusses the impact of the “mob” mentality on crowded short positions.GameStop day traders shook markets and hit hedge funds for billions. What has Wall Street learned?Hedge funds and short-sellers have been left to mull a seismic shift after their billions of dollars of...
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