Funds to Watch Hedge Funds

Presenting Absolute Return's 2012 Rising Stars: Five to Watch


A diverse group of hedge funds are named Absolute Return's 2012 Funds to Watch.

For all the talk of 'small fund alpha,' there's still a lot of big beta in hedge fund land.

Many investors give lip service to finding small managers to boost their sagging portfolios with market-beating returns. But the rub is the work: finding rising stars with clean backgrounds, convincing track records and the hunger to beat the markets takes a lot of digging. Many investor-whisperers like consultants and funds of funds also have to deal with the career risk of choosing a blowup, especially when searching on behalf of institutional