is the largest provider of hedge fund news and data in the world, offering a range of products to the global hedge fund industry, its investors and related companies.
Our publications include Absolute Return (covering the Americas), Absolute UCITS, AsiaHedge, EuroHedge and InvestHedge (covering the investors in hedge funds), which together provide comprehensive global coverage of hedge funds and their investors. Our databases list information on more than 15,000 hedge funds and funds of funds worldwide, allowing subscribers to search and sort by performance, size, investment terms, vendors employed and many other criteria. Using the performance reported by funds in our databases, HFI produces free hedge fund indices that are the industry's most accurate benchmarks.
Our frequent special reports include in-depth analyses of various regions and sectors. Our conferences are renowned for the quality of the speakers and programming, and our objectively-determined annual awards are regarded as the most prestigious and accurate recognition of risk-adjusted performance.
Since 1998 we have built up a loyal readership to our newsletters and hedge fund data products. All our publications, directories and databases are available to subscribers in a private area of this website. The public area of our website is designed as an educational tool for anyone wishing to start a hedge fund or learn about a specialist area of the business.
Finally, for those who do not know our organisation, we are completely independent with no conflicts of interest. We do not manage money or advise investors.
NEWS AND ANALYSIS
Together, our publications Absolute Return, AsiaHedge and EuroHedge provide global coverage of the single manager hedge fund industry, detailing the key news and performance data and reports on the major issues, from tightening regulations to structural and administrative dilemmas faced by funds as they grow. InvestHedge will help you to understand the motivations and movements of the industry's investors.
Absolute UCITS is our dedicated information service on the rapidly growing absolute return UCITS industry. It provides both news and data coverage on fund performance, new fund launches, industry trends and global regulatory changes, as well as looking at the people and firms that are driving the industry’s development.
Each of our publications is backed by a comprehensive hedge fund database. HedgeFund Intelligence combines news and data, enabling subscribers to search for individual funds and managers and track their performance history and relevant news reports from our archives. Filters and advanced search functions in the database--by fund name, performance, category, manager, asset size, inception date and many other categories--make it easy to output a variety of information for manager selection, benchmarking and other applications.
All of our data is collated and verified by our dedicated data team, making us on of the most trusted hedge fund data providers on the market.EVENTS
Our conferences are industry renowned for their top speakers and tightly-controlled attendance. Hedge fund managers, investors and other industry professionals regularly come together to discuss the burning issues facing the industry across the globe.
Our Awards dinners are regarded as the most prestigious and accurate recognition of risk-adjusted performance in the hedge fund universe. Often sold out, our awards dinners offer the ideal place for the industry to come together and celebrate its outstanding performance.
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Neil Wilson, Editorial Director
Neil Wilson is editorial director of HedgeFund Intelligence with responsibility for all of the group’s publications including Absolute Return, Absolute UCITS, AsiaHedge and EuroHedge, their associated weekly online news services, round tables and special reports. Neil has more than 25 years’ experience as a financial journalist, mainly specialising in derivatives and alternative investments. Neil was formerly European editor of MAR/Hedge, editor of Futures & Options Week, editor of Futures and Options World and assistant editor of The Banker.
Josh Friedlander is editor of Absolute Return. He previously served as online editor of AR Magazine, and research editor and senior writer of Absolute Return. He joined HedgeFund Intelligence in 2005 from Investment Dealers’ Digest, a weekly magazine covering Wall Street, and had previously reported on Wall Street and the pension industry for Institutional Investor News. Josh sits on the board of governors of the New York Financial Writers’ Association, the nation’s oldest organisation devoted to business and financial journalism, where he served as president for 2009. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Connecticut College. In 2007, he was selected as one of the ‘30 under 30’ most promising young business journalists by Newsbios.com.
Rob Copeland joined HedgeFund Intelligence in 2011 from NewsCore, the News Corp global wire service of which he was a founding writer and where his work appeared in the New York Post and FOX News, among other media outlets. He has written about corporate finance for The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Dow Jones Newswires and The Charlotte Observer. Rob graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and History.
Senior Staff Writer
Lawrence Delevingne joined HedgeFund Intelligence in 2010 from Business Insider, where he was a staff writer covering finance and white-collar crime. He has also written for Fortune and BusinessWeek. Prior to journalism, Lawrence worked in communications, specialising in corporate responsibility. He holds a Master’s degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. At Georgetown, he studied international affairs, focusing on Africa.
Joy Dunbar is the launch editor of Absolute UCITS and has more than seven years experience as a journalist. She joined HedgeFund Intelligence in 2010 from Financial Adviser – a Financial Times specialist publication and wrote about various financial topics including investments, pensions and regulation. Joy started her journalism career at a local newspaper in 2005.
Aradhna Dayal is the editor of AsiaHedge and head of Asia for Hedge Fund Intelligence.
Aradhna has been associated with the Asian financial markets since 1994, starting her career in primary market research and coverage of the asset management industry. Prior to joining Hedge Fund Intelligence, Aradhna ran Institutional Investor in Asia and was also the managing editor of Global Fund News. She was also a member of board of directors for Euromoney Institutional Investor (Jersey) and Hong Kong Bureau Chief for Institutional Investor Newsletters. These positions allowed her to follow closely the evolution and develop a deep understanding of the asset management and hedge fund industries in Asia.
Aradhna is a frequent guest speaker at international conferences. She has read Global Strategic Management at Harvard Business School, and is a mother of two delightful pre-teens.
Rodney Diola is deputy editor at AsiaHedge. Rodney has been writing for more than 20 years on business and finance in Asia, and prior to AsiaHedge had worked for several newspapers and trade journals in the region including The Asset magazine and The Standard.
Contact: +852 2842 6959
Nick Evans is editor of EuroHedge. He has been a financial journalist since 1987, specialising in capital markets, investment banking and asset management. Between 1989 and 2000 he was editor of Euroweek, the weekly newspaper covering the international capital markets published by Euromoney Institutional Investor plc. Nick was subsequently editor-at-large of Euromoney magazine and editor of Global Agenda, the magazine of the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. He joined HedgeFund Intelligence Ltd as a director in February 2004 and became editor of EuroHedge in September 2004.
Contact: +44 (0) 20 7779 7355
Rob Murray is associate editor of EuroHedge. He has been a journalist for the past decade, and has focused on the hedge fund industry since 2004. Rob was senior reporter and then managing editor of Alternative Investment News, an Institutional Investor newsletter, before joining Hedgefund Intelligence in 2010. When not writing, he is also a cartoonist for a wide variety of national magazines and newspapers.
Niki Natarajan is publisher and editor of InvestHedge and has more than 17 years’ experience as a financial journalist, specialising in investment management. Niki joined HedgeFund Intelligence in 2002 from Financial News, where she launched the hedge fund and securities finance coverage. She was formerly launch editor of Global Fund News, editor of Foreign Exchange Letter and a reporter on Global Money Management, all Institutional Investor newsletters. Niki has also contributed articles on these subjects to the Financial Times and the Handbook of World Stock, Derivative and Commodity Exchanges.
Contact: +44 (0) 20 7779 7360
Based in Chicago, Susan joined InvestHedge in Sept. 2006 from Lipper HedgeWorld where she covered all aspects of the hedge fund industry since 2000. Much of her time at HedgeWorld was spent covering the growing institutionalization of the alternative investment space and its impact on hedge fund managers and their service providers. Before that Susan began her finance writing career as a reporter at Pensions & Investments writing about healthcare investment funds, investment technology, fixed-income, stock markets and pension fund mandates. In 1999, she received the Bronze Award from the American Society of Business Press Editors for a news package entitled "Reality Check," a series on the stock market's downturn and the long-reaching effects on pension fund portfolios. Susan's work has also appeared in Investment Advisor, The Deal, Worth.com, PlanSponsor.com, Investment News, Crain's Chicago Business and Crain's Cleveland Business.