Tom Capasse, Principal & Co-Founder at Waterfall Asset Management, T J Durkin, Managing Director & Co-Head Structured Credit Platform at Angelo Gordon, and Dan Morehead, Founder, CEO & Co-CIO Pantera Capital, are to feature in the next Legends4Legends event which is again aiming to raise money for the Alternatives4Children (A4C) charity.
The Managed Funds Association (MFA), the trade association for the hedge fund and global alternative investment industry, has announced initial keynotes at MFA Network 2021.
The liquidity spectrum: How 2020’s black swans became “the new normal”, confronting hedge fund strategies of all stripes
With surges in volatility tipped to become increasingly frequent, so-called “black swan” events are more likely to become part of “the new normal”, speakers at this year’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe summit heard.
iConnections, a platform and community that connects investment managers and allocators for long-term investment relationships through a personalised, secure, and information-rich platform, is to host a virtual meeting of managers and allocators from 21-29 January, 2021.
“A lack of diversity creates a lack of diversity”: Capital Generation Partners’ Charlotte Thorne discusses inclusion in the hedge fund industry
In an in-depth conversation with Hedgeweek’s editor-in-chief James Williams during last week’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe summit, Charlotte Thorne, founding partner and co-chair of Capital Generation Partners, discussed how diversity and inclusion are reshaping the hedge fund industry, and explored some of the challenges and opportunities for firms arising from this growing trend.
The number of hedge fund launches compared with closures is “heavily skewed the wrong way”, says James Orme-Smith, CEO of Sandbar Asset Management, but he indicated that emerging managers can still overcome the sizeable barriers to entry.
The shift to remote working as a result of the coronavirus pandemic proved to be the ultimate stress test for hedge funds’ cybersecurity and business continuity processes – but speakers at this year’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe digital summit believe the industry has coped well with the unprecedented disruption.
“Leave no stone unturned”: CIAM’s Anne-Sophie d’Andlau urges perseverance and diversity in building for success
Robust, diversified teams that build trust with investors and differentiate themselves from competitors are vital for building long-term success in the hedge fund industry, says Anne-Sophie d’Andlau, co-founder, partner and deputy CEO at Paris- and London-based activist manager CIAM.
The second panel of this year’s HedgeweekLIVE Europe summit focused on how evolving trends in outsourcing are changing hedge funds’ operating models.
This year’s Hedgeweek LIVE Europe digital summit opened with a broad overview of the prevailing hedge fund industry landscape in 2020, exploring a range of themes including the shifting perception of hedge funds among investors, the impact of Covid-19 on market opportunities, the increased importance of ESG among both managers and allocators, and the start-up environment for fledgling funds.