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100 Women In Finance to host largest ever digital gathering of female fund managers and allocators as part of flagship event

100 Women In Finance to host largest ever digital gathering of female fund managers and allocators as part of flagship event

100 Women in Finance, the 20,000-member global industry association for hedge fund, alternatives and investment management professionals, will host the largest ever dedicated global gathering of female investment managers and asset allocators next month, aimed at facilitating capital introductions during its flagship Global FundWomen Week.

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hedgeweekLIVE North America: Pandemic lockdown is accelerating hedge fund outsourcing trends

hedgeweekLIVE North America: Pandemic lockdown is accelerating hedge fund outsourcing trends

The trend towards outsourcing – a continually evolving sphere within the global hedge fund industry – is likely to have been further accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, as managers embrace the ‘digital-first’ approach brought about by the coronavirus lockdown, speakers at this year’s hedgeweekLIVE North America digital summit said.

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hedgeweekLIVE North America: “A level playing field” – Pandemic brings challenges and opportunities for start-ups’ fundraising efforts

hedgeweekLIVE North America: “A level playing field” – Pandemic brings challenges and opportunities for start-ups’ fundraising efforts

The concluding session at this year’s hedgeweekLIVE North America digital summit focused on the fundraising challenges – and opportunities – faced by start-up hedge funds, with speakers tackling what moderator Aaron Steinberg, director, prime Services at BNY Mellon-Pershing, described as the “Covid-19-sized gorilla in the room”.

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hedgeweekLIVE North America: No “one-size-fits-all” in hedge fund fee structures

hedgeweekLIVE North America: No “one-size-fits-all” in hedge fund fee structures

The second day of this year’s hedgeweekLIVE North America digital summit featured a lively discussion on fee structures – a perennially-thorny issue in the global hedge fund industry – with panelists delving deep into the emerging trends in incentives and fee models, and exploring the ways in which start-up hedge funds can better align their interests with those of investors.

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hedgeweekLIVE North America: Covid-19 crisis flags up operational challenges and cybersecurity risks, panelists say

hedgeweekLIVE North America: Covid-19 crisis flags up operational challenges and cybersecurity risks, panelists say

The impact of the Covid-19 crisis on cybersecurity, and the challenges of remote working on start-up hedge funds’ business operations, proved a key theme at this year’s hedgeweekLIVE North America event, ‘Managing a Start-up or Emerging Hedge Fund in 2020’.