Absolute Return's annual survey on the likely winners of
tomorrow among the smaller funds
By Josh Friedlander
Guts. That's what investors better have if they're going to
deploy money in 2008, especially if they are looking for growth
in addition to safety. As always, big names and big firms stand
the best chance of raising capital, but younger and smaller
upstarts continue to be the place to look for greater
Each year, Absolute Return profiles some of the most
talented small fund managers in our annual "funds to watch"
survey, which focuses on outfits with less than $500 million in
capital. In the past, we've sniffed out such winners as the
Agamas Continuum Master Fund and Kyle Bass's Hayman Capital
Master Fund, up 27.3% and 204.89%, respectively, in 2007.
Many of last year's picks were slammed by the credit crunch,
which the markets still haven't completely escaped....