Founders’ share classes – which offer special terms to early bird investors in hedge funds – appear to be in decline, as investors become more selective in their allocations and managers potentially opt for more bespoke offerings, a new industry study has suggested.
Surveys & research
The global hedge fund industry’s shift towards greater customisation and bespoke products is rapidly gathering momentum, as allocators pile into managed accounts and sector- or country-specific strategies, with ESG concerns also increasingly to the fore, according to a new industry study published by Deutsche Bank.
Investors are divided over how their hedge fund allocations have performed during the recent market crash, a new industry survey has found.
The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2020 measured 3.11 per cent, up from 2.83 per cent in February.
Performance remains top concern for alternative risk premia managers despite a better year for the industry, according to new research by MJ Hudson Allenbridge.
Close to a third of hedge fund firms have now slashed management and performance fees, according to a new industry study, which suggests managers increasingly must offer discounts and other novel fee models to retain investor mandates.
Investment managers stand at a crossroads today. Faced with a rapidly changing digital world, they must determine which path to take to help them transform their business models and respond to the needs of a younger generation of investors.
Crux Informatics (Crux) has signed an agreement with Euronext FX to enable broad market delivery of FX Market Data.
A growing number of investors require hedge funds to build environmental, social and governance (ESG) elements into their investment processes – with traditional risk-return metrics being overhauled to include ESG factors, a wide-ranging industry study has found.
The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has launched the “InsightCommodity” platform giving users the possibility to establish a comprehensive overview of available data products, services and providers around the energy and commodity markets of EEX Group.