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.

MANAGER INSIGHTS

Embracing change: Singapore fund Four Seasons targets alpha catalysts in Japanese equities

Embracing change: Singapore fund Four Seasons targets alpha catalysts in Japanese equities

Profound shifts in board governance, demographics and technology are transforming the way Japanese companies do business, and Singapore-based fund manager Four Seasons Asia Investment is capitalising on this theme with its change-based investment approach which seeks out catalysts in neglected stocks across small-to-mid-cap equities.

OUTLOOK

Convertibles now key for Algebris, as rising inflation and falling yields loom over credit markets

Convertibles now key for Algebris, as rising inflation and falling yields loom over credit markets

Convertible bonds and certain cyclical credits in developed markets offer positive opportunities while broader credit markets face a squeeze from rising inflation, negative yields and increased government intervention, according to Alberto Gallo, head of global credit strategies at Algebris Investments.