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AIMA and ACC welcome EC's CMU plan

AIMA and ACC welcome EC's CMU plan

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and Alternative Credit Council (ACC) have welcomed the publication by the European Commission (EC) of the Capital Markets Union for people and businesses-new action plan (the CMU Action Plan). 

MANAGER INSIGHTS

“Be vigilant”: Man GLG hedge fund veteran Pierre-Henri Flamand warns investors of inflation 'storm'

“Be vigilant”: Man GLG hedge fund veteran Pierre-Henri Flamand warns investors of inflation 'storm'

Pierre-Henri Flamand, Man GLG’s CIO emeritus and hedge fund industry veteran, says the huge economic stimulus from governments to combat the coronavirus crisis is fuelling the threat of inflation, and is warning investors to “be vigilant rather than to relax”.

SHORT-SELLING

BlueBay cautious on Brexit deal compromise after UK short position pays off

BlueBay cautious on Brexit deal compromise after UK short position pays off

The recent flashpoint over the UK’s Withdrawal Agreement with the European Union may prove to be the high point of “maximum bearishness” in the long-running Brexit process, according to BlueBay Asset Management, which has closed successful short bets on the UK and could now pivot towards a long sterling trade in the event of a compromise.

HOT OFF THE PRESS

Flexible working, virtual fundraising and recreating that ‘water cooler’ environment

Flexible working, virtual fundraising and recreating that ‘water cooler’ environment

In his latest 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, considers the ‘new normal’ of flexible working, virtual fundraising and the challenge of recreating that all-important water cooler culture…

MARKETS

Volatility “most definitely on the menu”: Hedge fund industry reacts to Thursday’s shock sell-off

Volatility “most definitely on the menu”: Hedge fund industry reacts to Thursday’s shock sell-off

After global stock markets suffered their steepest sell-off since June, Hedgeweek rounds up a range of perspectives from across the hedge fund spectrum, gauging the broader impact of this week’s unexpected reversal and the potential for renewed market volatility up ahead.