About Us

OVERVIEW

HedgeFund Intelligence 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, AsiaHedgeEuroHedge 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. 

DATA

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 one 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.


(See Contact Us for full staff contact information)

Nick Evans, Editor, Hedgefundintelligence

For full bio, see EuroHedge.

Contact: +44 (0) 20 7779 7355 • nevans@hedgefundintelligence.com

Absolute Return

Josh Friedlander
Editor

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 B.A. 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. 

Contact: (212) 224-3564 • jfriedlander@absolutereturn.net • @joshfriedlander

Amal Robleh
Research Editor

Amal Robleh is research editor of Absolute Return. She previously served as data and research associate of AR Magazine, and Americas data & research manager of Absolute Return. She started in the London office of HedgeFund Intelligence in 2010 and then moved to New York in 2012 to oversee all research efforts. Amal holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature and a B.A. in English Literature from Goldsmiths College, University of London. 

Contact: (212) 224-3403 • arobleh@hedgefundintelligence.com • @amalrobleh

Gillian Kemmerer
Staff Writer

Gillian Kemmerer is a staff writer for Absolute Return. Her previous positions include business development for global sports advisory Glideslope, international marketing for Merrill Lynch, and research for asset management recruitment firm Broadreach Group. She has lived abroad in the UK and Singapore, and is the founder of Ready Set Jet, a blog dedicated to twenty-something expats. Gillian holds an MSc. in International Management from the London School of Economics, and a B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.

Contact: (212) 224-3556 • gillian.kemmerer@absolutereturn.net • @gilliankemmerer

James Palmer
Staff Writer

James Palmer is a staff writer for Absolute Return. He previously served as the editor of the Riverdale Press and was a foreign correspondent in Syria for USA Today and Polaris Images. James has also reported and photographed in Burundi, DR Congo, Rwanda, Sudan and Uganda for the Christian Science Monitor, Newsday and the Toronto Star, and served as bureau chief in both Baghdad and Kabul for Newhouse News Service. He holds a B.A. in English literature and Philosophy from Buffalo University and a M.S. in Journalism from Columbia University. 

Contact: (212) 224-3422 • james.palmer@absolutereturn.net • @jamesjpalmer 

Katy Dowden
Data & Research Associate

Katy Dowden is a Data and Research Associate for Absolute Return. She previously worked as Marketing Analyst for Conversocial, a social customer service software company. Katy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Leeds.

Contact: +44 (0) 207 779 7358  • katy.dowden@hedgefundintelligence.com


Absolute UCITS

Nick Evans
Editor 

For full bio, see EuroHedge.

Contact: +44 (0) 20 7779 7355 • nevans@hedgefundintelligence.com

AsiaHedge

Aradhna Dayal 
Editor

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.

Contact: +(852) 2551 2444 • aradhna@hedgefundintelligence.com 

Rodney Diola
Deputy Editor


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 • rdiola@hedgefundintelligence.com 

EuroHedge

Nick Evans 
Editor

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 • nevans@hedgefundintelligence.com

Rob Murray
Associate Editor

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.

Contact: rmurray@hedgefundintelligence.com

Hugh Leask
Senior Reporter

Hugh Leask is senior reporter at EuroHedge. A journalist with over 10 years’ experience, he has focused on banking and finance for a number of Euromoney Institutional Investor titles since 2005. He covered European and U.S. structured finance for Total Securitization, led the European securities regulation coverage for Compliance Reporter, and reported on U.K. commercial property for Real Estate Finance and Investment. His coverage of European securitization markets has also appeared in EuroWeek, and he has been a regular contributor to the Journal of Structured Finance. He joined EuroHedge in 2013.

Contact: +44 (0)20 7779 7372 • hleask@hedgefundintelligence.com


InvestHedge

Niki Natarajan 
Editor


Niki Natarajan is publisher and editor of InvestHedge and has more than 20 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 • nnatarajan@hedgefundintelligence.com

Susan Barreto
Deputy Editor

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.

Contact: (773) 463-4317 • sbarreto@absolutereturn.net


Kristen Schultheiss
Reporter

Kristen Schultheiss is a reporter for InvestHedge. She was previously a reporter and photographer for the Long Islander News, a newspaper founded by Walt Whitman in 1838. She began her print journalism career working as a part-time reporter and intern at the Observer-Dispatch, a newspaper covering the Mohawk Valley region of New York State, while in college. Kristen graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism with a concentration in broadcasting from Utica College.

Contact: (212) 224-3372 • kristen.schultheiss@hedgefundintelligence.com