The Alternative Investment Management Association says the plan to add the Cayman Islands – the major offshore domicile for the global hedge fund industry – to a tax haven blacklist remains an “open matter” until any formal decision is reached.
In the second instalment of his monthly blog, Joel Press, formerly a senior partner and Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young, and a leading voice on hedge fund operations and co-ordination services, talks through how to go about building a successful team and putting the right infrastructure in place…
Algebris Macro Credit, a macro credit-focused hedge fund strategy run by Davide Serra’s Algebris Investments, is positioning for market volatility with catalyst-focused trades, amid a strong start to 2020.
Ex-AHL director Christopher Cruden's novel currency and gold-focused CTA strategy Insch Kintore has marked its fifth anniversary with a strong double-digit showing in the first six weeks of the year.
Rishi Sunak, former partner at global long/short equity hedge fund Theleme Partners and Sir Chris Hohn's The Children’s Investment Fund Management, has been named Chancellor of the Exchequer after Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday.
Hedge funds are continuing to bet against Europe’s travel industry, with several brand-name managers growing their shorts in travel staples such as EasyJet and TUI, amid concerns the fallout from the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak could impact the continent’s tourism sector.
Investors’ bias towards momentum risk is making trend-following hedge fund strategies particularly sensitive to investor inflows, amid a recent spike in market volatility.
By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – Hedge funds fees remain under extreme pressure across the industry. This strong trend is driven by declining return expectations from investors, increased competition across the industry, and an increasing share of industry assets controlled by large institutional investors.