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2008 FoF Directory Fund of Funds Directory 2009

Barclay’s 8th Annual Directory of Funds of Hedge Funds
profiles more than 1,000 carefully selected funds of hedge funds and funds of CTAs.

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— Michael E. Songer / Spectrum Asset Management LLC


The Barclay 2009 Directory of Funds of Hedge Funds

In total the directory contains more than 1,000 carefully selected funds of funds and funds of CTAs.

Their will be a limited number of copies available. Order now and guarantee that we reserve you a copy.

 

"The Barclay Directory of Funds of Funds is the best independent reference in the industry. Not only is it a great reference tool for those interested in learning about funds of funds, it is a widely used investor tool that has generated a significant amount of business for those referenced."
 
— Garry T. Collins, Director, Capital Services
   CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC

 

Introduction

The Directory of Funds of Hedge Funds, now in its 8th year of print, is designed from the ground up to provide qualified professionals a unique, comprehensive and affordable insight into the global fund of funds sector.

Profiling more than 1,000 carefully selected funds of funds in full page, highly detailed fact sheets the 2009 Directory contains essential quantitative and qualitative information not available in other products and direct access to the industry's key decision makers.

 

Key Benefits

  • Depth: The largest and most complete directory specific to funds of hedge funds. Includes several fields not found in competing products
  • Transparency: Disclosure of underlying hedge funds, portfolio allocations, fees, monthly performance, fund and manager assets, direct email addresses and more
  • Usability: Alphabetical indexes by fund, manager, and country (manager domicile), make it easy to find what you are looking for quickly. Also includes rankings by largest funds, managers and much more
  • Accuracy: Reported and approved direct from the source. Full page fact sheets with over 50 data fields per fund
  • Gain insight into the strategies, allocations, tactics and features of major funds of funds and the professionals that manage them
  • Keep ahead of a rapidly changing marketplace and dramatically reduce the time and costs involved with gathering fund of hedge fund information

 

"The data that Barclays provides is high quality, detailed and concise. I personally use Barclay's FOF directory to fact check Hedge Connection FOF investor member information. Using this directory is a wonderful addition to any marketer's tool chest and a must-have if you are serious about building relationships in the FOF universe." 
 
— Lisa Vioni, CEO / Hedge Connection Inc.

For Investors

Enhance and streamline the due diligence process and avoid costly mistakes. More than 1,000 full-page, highly detailed fact sheets make it easy to compare funds, strategies and management firms that comply with your risk/return appetite.

Discloses underlying hedge funds, portfolio allocations, fees, investment minimums, historic monthly performance, assets, objectives, direct contact information and much more.

For Researchers

Get results quickly. Gain insight into key strategies, tactics and core competencies. Benchmark your fund and strategy or raise assets from pre-qualified managers.

A wealth of industry overviews, commentary and perspectives combined with in-depth statistical analysis of fund, manager and asset distribution, fee, subscription, redemption and return frequencies ensure you have the information you need on hand.

Key contact persons, job titles, direct emails and accurate data points ensure you get the most accurate and detailed data available.

Fund Information

  • Funds’ legal name, domicile, inception date, currency and assets under management
  • Investor types, management, performance and other fees, investment minimum, subscription and redemption details, lock-up, and hurdle rate
  • Investment objectives and features, risk appetite, strategies and geographical focus, exchange listing and structural information
  • Underlying hedge funds (including name, strategy and percentage of NAV) and portfolio allocations (including strategy and percentage of NAV)
  • Complete monthly performance time series net of fees
  • Distribution of monthly returns and detailed risk return statistics
  • Fund administrator and auditor

Management Company Information

  • Management company name, domicile
  • Complete postal addresses, website and general email address
  • Two primary contact persons including direct email, job title, phone number and fax number
  • Current total company assets under management

Product Snapshot

DISTRIBUTION
Managers domiciled in USA:   46.1%
Managers domiciled in Europe:   41.1%
Managers domiciled in Caribbean:   7.2%
Managers domiciled in Rest of World:   5.6%
Funds domiciled in USA:   25.4%
Funds domiciled in Europe:   26.1%
Funds domiciled in Caribbean :   46.8%
Funds domiciled in Rest of World:   1.7%
GENERAL
Number of Pages:   approximately 1,200
Dimensions:   12" x 8.5" x 2.35"
ISBN:   978-0-9790253-0-3
Type:   Hardcover
Profiled Funds:   1,000+ Funds of Hedge Funds

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Directory Overview

  • Letter from the Editor
  • Introduction
  • Structure of the Directory
  • Results Summary
    1. Investment Manager Domicile
    2. Redemption Frequency
    3. Management and Performance Fees
    4. Impact of Fund Size on Performance
    5. Over-Diversification
    6. Fund Domicile

Chapter 2: Industry Overview

  • Introduction
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Advantages
    1. Diversification
    2. Accessibility
    3. Due Diligence Costs
    4. Monitoring Costs
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Disadvantages
    1. Additional Layer of Fees
    2. Level of Returns
    3. Lack of Transparency

Chapter 3: Statistical Analysis of Featured Funds of Hedge Funds

  • Introduction
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Fund Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Fund Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Manager Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Manager Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Domicile against Manager Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by US Fund Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by US Fund Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by US Manager Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by US Manager Domicile
  • US Fund of Hedge Fund Domicile against US Manager Domicile
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Fund Currency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Fund Currency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Minimum Investment
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Minimum Investment
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Subscription Frequency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Subscription Frequency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Redemption Frequency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Redemption Frequency
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Fund Size Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Fund Size Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Fund Age Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Fund Age Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Management Fee Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Management Fee Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Distribution by Performance Fee Bands
  • Fund of Hedge Fund Asset Distribution by Performance Fee Bands
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Fund Domicile
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Manager Domicile
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Fund Currency
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Minimum Investment
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Subscription Frequency
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Redemption Frequency
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Fund Size Bands
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Fund Age Bands
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Management Fee Bands
  • 12-Month and 3-Year Returns against Performance Fee Bands
  • Fund Domicile Category against Fund Manager Domicile Category
  • Fund Currency against Minimum Investment
  • Subscription Frequency against Redemption Frequency
  • Fund Size Bands against Fund Age Bands
  • Largest Featured Fund of Hedge Funds by Assets
  • Management Fee against Performance Fee

Chapter 4: Fund of Hedge Fund Rankings

  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Past 3 Years
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Past 12 Months
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - 4th QTR 2008
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Sharpe Ratio
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Worst Drawdown
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Best 12-month Return
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Worst 12-month Return
  • Best Performing Low-Volatility Funds of Funds
  • Best Performing High-Volatility Funds of Funds
  • Largest Funds of Funds by Assets
  • Best Performing Funds of Funds - Increase in Assets During 2008

Chapter 5: Barclay Fund of Funds Index Comparisons

  • Barclay Fund of Hedge Funds Benchmark
    1. Introduction
    2. Key Metrics
    3. Return Statistics
    4. Annualized Returns
    5. Monthly Return Summary
    6. Cumulative Performance
    7. Monthly Performance Return
    8. Distribution of Monthly Returns
    9. Annual Return Summary
    10. Monthly Return Summary (according to percentile)
  • Comparative Analysis of Industry Indexes
    1. Introduction
    2. Summary of Index Construction
    3. Selection Criteria
    4. Cumulative Performance
    5. Industry Indexes Risk / Return Tradeoff
    6. Annual Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 6: Featured Fund of Hedge Funds

  • Introduction
  • Key to Fact Sheets
  • Fact Sheets of 1,000+ Featured Funds of Hedge Funds

Directory Index

  • Alphabetical Index of Funds of Hedge Funds
  • Alphabetical Index of Fund of Hedge Fund Managers
  • Alphabetical Index by Country (Manager Domicile) 

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