EMERGING MANAGERS SUMMIT

Planning and scalability: How start-up hedge funds’ operational infrastructure is changing

Planning and scalability: How start-up hedge funds’ operational infrastructure is changing

Despite the changing environment and challenges that Covid-19 has presented to operational and investor due diligence processes, sophisticated allocators still demand a “high level” of compliance and institutional infrastructure, according to Jenny Kim DeSmyter (pictured), Managing Director, Sales Strategy, SS&C Eze.

NEWS

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.

OUTLOOK

“Fruitful” opportunities ahead for macro hedge funds, but credit strategies face Q2 challenges

“Fruitful” opportunities ahead for macro hedge funds, but credit strategies face Q2 challenges

Discretionary macro hedge funds can expect a “fruitful opportunity set” over the next three months thanks to continued market unpredictability, but falling default rates have soured the Q2 outlook for distressed credit strategies, according to Man FRM’s quarterly hedge fund outlook.