You will hear from investors (institutional and private), managed account platforms, hedge funds, fund of funds, prime brokers, service providers and consultants.
Confidence in hedge funds fell as investors were caught out by the lack of liquidity and transparency in their holdings and by recent high profile fraudulent activity. Increasingly, investors from large-scale institutions through to family office and private client are turning to hedge fund managed accounts.
The increased control and reduced risk offered through managed account platforms coupled with a safer, more transparent and more liquid approach to hedge fund investment, has led to a spike in interest in these platforms;
“More and more investors are turning to managed accounts
with related assets widely predicted to rise 70% to $790bn by 2011”(Tabb Group, 2009)
IBC’s timely market conference is the first European event in 2010 to bring together key industry players, who will discuss and debate investor objectives and user practicalities, in this growth sector.
Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00
This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »
Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:34
Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »
Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:37
Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target. ... »
Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:30
Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »
Tue, 07/04/2015 - 09:57
Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »