Coronavirus

SUMMIT

Challenges and opportunities: How hedge funds are grappling with ESG, remote working and the ‘portfolio conundrum’

Challenges and opportunities: How hedge funds are grappling with ESG, remote working and the ‘portfolio conundrum’

With traditional equity and credit returns set for a squeeze, and ESG, Covid-19 and remote working upending the hedge fund industry from both an investment and operations perspective, managers face both considerable challenges and sizable opportunities up ahead, speakers at EisnerAmper’s 6th annual Alternative Investment Summit said this week.

RESEARCH

The “new normal”: How virtual conferencing has optimised investor due diligence during Covid-19

The “new normal”: How virtual conferencing has optimised investor due diligence during Covid-19

The “fluidity” of virtual conferencing has proved a “silver lining” during the pandemic, optimising allocator time during the investor due diligence process, according to new research by alternatives-focused software-as-a-service and data management company Vidrio Financial.