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.
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"... »
Wed, 15/04/2015 - 13:05
In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more. ... »
Tue, 14/04/2015 - 12:14
Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »
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... »
Wed, 01/04/2015 - 09:12
As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »