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Fund Manager Interviews

Fund Manager Interviews
The Interview – Aleks Kins, AlphaMetrix: “Investors have grown wiser and realise they can no longer blindly invest in hedge funds”

The Interview – Aleks Kins, AlphaMetrix: “Investors have grown wiser and realise they can no longer blindly invest in hedge funds”

Fri, 26/03/2010 - 06:00

Aleks Kins, chief executive of managed account platform provider AlphaMetrix, says the uncovering of the Bernard Madoff was a key event for the business, because the scandal pointed to the importance of independence, due diligence and checks and balances, and helped AlphaMetrix to take on some USD1bn in customer assets over the following months. »

The Interview: Rupert Foster, Matrix Alternative Asset Management: “This is no time for extreme portfolio risk – we are in the mid-cycle doldrums”

The Interview: Rupert Foster, Matrix Alternative Asset Management: “This is no time for extreme portfolio risk – we are in the mid-cycle doldrums”

Tue, 23/03/2010 - 06:00

Rupert Foster (pictured), manager of the Matrix Asia Fund, believes that this year will see the start of global tightening, in the short term causing markets to become nervous and jittery but subsequently opening up opportunities first in interest rate-sensitive and then cyclical areas of the market. »

The Interview - José Luis Jiménez, March Gestión de Fondos: “We will probably end the crisis in better shape”

The Interview - José Luis Jiménez, March Gestión de Fondos: “We will probably end the crisis in better shape”

Fri, 19/03/2010 - 06:00

José Luis Jiménez, chief executive of March Gestión de Fondos, the investment arm of Spain’s Banca March, says that a combination of macroeconomic analysis and analysis of financial markets, together with the valuation of companies, is the most critical process for the success of the Spanish firm’s investments. »

The Interview – Richard Bibb, AIMhedge: “Big institutional investors need to shift away from fixed income to generate a return for their clients

The Interview – Richard Bibb, AIMhedge: “Big institutional investors need to shift away from fixed income to generate a return for their clients

Mon, 15/03/2010 - 06:00

AIMhedge chief investment officer Richard Bibb says the firm’s combination of a systematic, emotion-free trading approach over a large, well-diversified basket of futures markets and an effective active risk management system is a very powerful argument for investors just starting to look for better-performing investments in the wake of the financial meltdown in 2008. »

The Interview – Ilya Golubovich and Irakli Menabde, I2BF: “Technologies once considered uneconomic have emerged from obscurity to become one of the fastest-growing global industries”

The Interview – Ilya Golubovich and Irakli Menabde, I2BF: “Technologies once considered uneconomic have emerged from obscurity to become one of the fastest-growing global industries”

Thu, 11/03/2010 - 06:00

Ilya Golubovich (pictured), managing partner of specialist clean technology fund manager I2BF and Irakli Menabde, manager of the I2BF-Arbat Technology Fund, say the fund is unique in its field by employing a relative value strategy with a fully systematic investment process based on the notion of consistent outperformance. »

The Interview – Susan Buckley, QIC: “The ability to explain investment strategies clearly and regularly is crucial”

The Interview – Susan Buckley, QIC: “The ability to explain investment strategies clearly and regularly is crucial”

Mon, 08/03/2010 - 07:00

QIC Global Fixed Interest, part of the investment business originally set up by Australia’s Queensland state government to manage its long-term liabilities and pension obligations, saw its assets under management grow from around USD23bn to USD35bn between mid-2007 and the end of last year. According to managing director Susan Buckley, the key competitive advantage of the business is the strength and quality of its investment research and process. »

The Interview – Liz Evans, Cavendish Asset Management: “The growth stories for China and South-East Asian countries such as Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia remain compelling”

The Interview – Liz Evans, Cavendish Asset Management: “The growth stories for China and South-East Asian countries such as Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia remain compelling”

Fri, 05/02/2010 - 06:00

Liz Evans, manager of the recently-launched Asia Pacific fund at investment boutique Cavendish Asset Management, says 2010 will be a generally positive year for Asian markets as they continue to recover from last year’s historic trough, with less volatile markets and more moderate returns, but uncertainty remains over prospects for inflation and interest rate rises, especially in China. »

The Interview – Ittai Korin, Portfolio Science: “Managers need risk tools to face things they never had to deal with in their entire career”

The Interview – Ittai Korin, Portfolio Science: “Managers need risk tools to face things they never had to deal with in their entire career”

Sun, 17/01/2010 - 23:18

Portfolio Science president Ittai Korin (pictured) says the firm’s provision of risk management services through an application programming interface is bringing risk tools to a broader range of investment industry players than ever, at a time when managers are realising that a seat-of-the pants approach to risk management and reporting is no longer adequate for their business needs or acceptable to their own clients. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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