In a new white paper, Merrill Sepehrnia, Head of Total Return Sustainability at Pictet Asset Management, explains why hedge funds are well placed to uncover ESG issues and help drive the ESG agenda forward.
The hedge fund and alternative investment sectors now have a vital role to play in boosting UK growth and innovation as the country recovers from the economic impact from Covid-19 and readjusts to life outside the EU, the Alternative Investment Management Association and Alternative Credit Council have said.
Versor Investments, a quantitative investment management firm focused on alternative investment strategies, has published a new white paper titled "The Environment for Merger Arbitrage: 2021."
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has outlined a three-point plan to further harmonise derivatives trade reporting requirements and deliver against the objectives that were originally established by the Group of 20 (G20) at its historic 2009 summit in Pittsburgh.
Social media networks are now “critical communications channels and sources of real-time data” for investment managers, presenting myriad opportunities – and potentially huge risks – to firms, and dramatically reshaping the way they trade portfolios, build investment ideas and communicate with clients, according to a major new study by SEI.
The ways in which Amazon’s business model could be employed by financial services and fintech firms to influence, disrupt and reshape the asset management industry are explored in a deep-dive new study by SEI.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has identified the key priorities where financial market infrastructures (FMIs) should focus in the coming years to proactively and effectively manage risk in a post-pandemic environment.
The prospect of remote working becoming the “new normal” amid the likelihood of renewed Covid-19 lockdowns is driving investment managers of all sizes and strategies to re-evaluate their operational infrastructure and business practices in light of this year’s unprecedented events, according to SEI Investment Manager Services.
SEI's latest middle office whitepaper, "Remote Working, Covid-19 and Middle Office Outsourcing," explores some of the operations challenges and opportunities caused by Covid-19 lockdowns, woprkplace interruptions and the 'new normal'.
Outsourced trading demand is increasing as investment firms look to reduce costs, satisfy regulatory demands and expand into different markets. For those offering this service, it is an opportunity to gain extra revenue leveraging their existing platforms.