Feb 01, 2018

Position level transparency important, mainly when investing in smaller niche hedge funds

50 South Capital’s John Schabilion, Analyst, Alternatives Investment Research, operates in a world where finding alpha involves finding hedge funds that run on the market’s edge. While the bulk of hedge fund industry allocations go to the most massive managers, finding opportunity is increasingly taking place beyond the well-worn path, such as is the case with 50 South, which focuses on strategies with $500 million or less in assets. The firm's approach is to identify “smaller, newer managers and investment strategies which tend to be more nimble and unique when compared to their larger peers” he said at a recent Opalesque Round Table event in Chicago.

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