The research firm will act as consultant to NEPC, noting a rise in the proportion of long-only strategies delivering alpha in its database. But its tie-up with Laven Partners has ceased.
The firm has signed a collaboration with London-based consultancy Laven Partners to provide hedge fund due diligence and compliance, but it could become a permanent fixture.
3A Asia supports GFIA's findings that hedge funds focusing on Asia are more likely to outperform peers if they are located in the region.
But Hedge Fund Research Inc awards that dubious honour to Latin America funds. Either way, says GFIA, Asia-based hedge funds perform better than their Asia-focused peers outside the region.
The first quarter of 2010 saw net hedge fund withdrawals after two quarters of inflows, but the pace of fund closures is slowing, say industry specialists.
The Singapore-based fund of funds has stopped direct coverage of most mainland-based hedge funds, as a result of their lack of transparency.