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Hedge fund industry trend forecast for 2015

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 21:45

At the end of 2014, Preqin conducted surveys with hedge fund managers, investors and alternatives investment consultants around the world to ascertain their views on the hedge fund industry over the past year and their outlook for the year ahead. Selina Sy looks at the upcoming trends and developments these industry professionals have identified for hedge funds in 2015. »

London

Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

Joe Truelove, Carey Group

Protected cell companies for fund and non-fund structures

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

PCCs can be used for a wide variety of fund and non-fund structures within the investment world, writes Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group. »

UCITS package

Advent expands UCITS offering with Global Absolute Return Strategy

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

Advent Capital Management is to launch a new UCITS regulated umbrella fund domiciled in Ireland, which will include the Advent Global Absolute Return Strategy, during the second quarter of 2015.  »

Steve Nadal

Hedge fund managers addressing investor concerns, says study

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:00

A growing number of new hedge funds offered by US-based managers implemented management fee structures that decrease as fund assets grow, according to a new study by Seward & Kissel. »

law books

FCA fines Aviva Investors GBP17.6m for systems and controls failings

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:00

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Aviva Investors Global Services (Aviva Investors) GBP17,607,000 for systems and controls failings that meant it failed to manage conflicts of interest fairly.  »

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Man Group FUM up 35% in 2014

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 06:00

Man Group has reported an increase in funds under management (FUM) of 35% to USD72.9 billion for the year ended 31 December 2014. »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group selects Charles River’s Investment Management Solution

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 20:00

Value Partners Group has selected The Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) for portfolio management, trading, compliance, and performance measurement and attribution. »

cybersecurity

Eze Castle Integration launches hedge fund cybersecurity educational series

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 19:00

Eze Castle Integration has launched its Hedge Fund Cybersecurity Educational Series to guide the hedge fund industry through the complex cybersecurity environment.  »

copper

Has the China RRR cut put a bottom in copper?

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 17:00

By Jasper Lawler, Market Analyst, CMC Markets – In a week that sees reports from major mining companies including BHP Billiton and Vale, Jasper Lawler looks at the outlook for copper given the recent sharp decline in prices and the action taken by the Chinese central bank. »

features
Special report
Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

Article

The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

Special report
How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

Comment
Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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