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.
Wed, 17/12/2014 - 10:19
Hermes Chief Economist Neil Williams comments on the latest UK inflation statistics… ... »
Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58
Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »
Thu, 11/12/2014 - 11:31
Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »
Fri, 28/11/2014 - 12:01
In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ... »
Tue, 16/12/2014 - 12:48
Following the strong win by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Japanese General Election, John Vail (pictured), Chief Global Strategist, Nikko Asset Management, sees further boosts for Japan from corporate profits moving through to wage rises… ... »