Carpe diem: How can hedge funds benefit from greater agility to build on last year's performance?
On the back of impressive performance in 2020, this is the time for hedge fund managers to seize the moment and build on the momentum, and growing investor appetite in the asset class.
While dislocations have fuelled hedge fund performance over the past 12 months, a heightened state of volatility is likely to remain, even as the global economy emerges from the pandemic. As such, business agility will be key to hedge fund managers seeking for ways to optimise new opportunities and emerge stronger than ever.
Two particular areas of interest for those looking to diversify and scale their businesses are SPACs and Private Credit. But how should managers best approach investing into these corners of the marketplace? What are the operational challenges to successfully trade in SPACs, for example, and what are the data management requirements to think about in Private Credit?
All of these questions are discussed in the following FIS white paper.