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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’.