The Hedge Fund industry has grown to over 3 trillion USD in assets under management yet research on investment strategies and portfolio benefits related to hedge funds has lagged this growth. The deficit is largely due to low-quality data on funds because of limited public disclosure requirements. IPC works with industry partners to expand the breadth and depth of hedge fund data available to academic researchers.
Latest Hedge Funds Research
Hedge Funds as Investors of Last Resort?
Hedge funds have become important investors in public companies raising equity privately. More
Hedge Fund Activists: Do They Take Cues from Institutional Exit?
This paper investigates the role of institutional trading in the emergence of hedge fund activism – an important governance device associated with large improvements in the performance and governance of target firms. More
Governance under the Gun: Spillover Effects of Hedge Fund Activism
Hedge fund activism is an important monitoring mechanism associated with substantial improvements in the governance and performance of targets. More