Investors get specialised in their allocation to US fund managers

Equity long/short

Fund of hedge fund managers are increasingly analysing and investing in US sector-specialist hedge funds as the fortunes of the various stock-market sectors continue to diverge.

Fund of fund manager ABS Investment Management has a couple of US generalists in its offshore fund of funds, but has added specialists recently to its mix, notably experts in financial stocks, industrials and commodity-related/cyclical stocks. Its exposure to US shares is around 35%.

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