A ‘patriotic bias’ towards London-listed stocks has increased among UK hedge funds during the Covid-19 pandemic, and is stifling managers’ efforts to diversify portfolios, according to a new industry survey.
Carefully crafted investment strategies, paired with a behavioural approach to manager appraisals, generate successful formula for Stamford Associates' allocator clients
Stamford Associates, a relatively small and selective London-based investment advisor, has occupied an influential niche in the UK’s investment space for over 30 years. This influence is not necessarily a result of its ability to predict investment trends, nor a taste for the esoteric.
Stephen Kenny (pictured) and Daniel Edgson from Blick Rothenberg’s Financial Services team take a look at the Reporting Fund Regime and provides guidance on what UK investors and individuals need to be aware of.
Hedge fund short sellers betting against Cineworld have seen their bearish positions tank after the global cinema chain’s share price rocketed on the back of the new James Bond movie release.
Man GLG, the discretionary investing unit of London-listed global alternative investment giant Man Group, has launched a new sustainability-focused long/short equity hedge fund which will trade across regions and sectors with a positive ESG bias.
New research exposes extent of impact on UK investment firms under the FCA’s new Investment Firms’ Prudential Regime
Wheelhouse Advisors, an award-winning provider of prudential management, regulatory reporting, accounting, tax and payroll services to the financial services sector has released a new report detailing the findings of in-depth impact assessment work, undertaken with clients over the past 12 months.
If you’re a member of an LLP, you need to watch out to avoid being caught unexpectedly by the Salaried Member Rules. Stephen Kenny (pictured) from Blick Rothenberg’s Financial Services team looks at the rules in more detail and explains what you need to know.
Data from a Freedom of Information Request to the FCA has revealed that firms are either transaction reporting incorrectly or not adhering to the MiFIR requirement to monitor their reporting using submission data made available to them by the FCA.
Firms falling within the remit of the FCA’s new Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) cannot afford to be passive. They need to set themselves on the right path now if they are to meet the January 2022 compliance deadline. Some firms have a long road ahead as the new rules mean a ten-fold rise in their capital requirements.
By A Paris – January 2022 may seem far away but the preparations financial services firms in the UK need to make to comply with the incoming Investment Firm Prudential Regime (IFPR) are considerable and they need to think about it now, if they haven’t done so already. The new rules are going to usher in significant change for a large swathe of firms active in the UK market.