Digital Assets Report

Our premium research reports deliver actionable insight on the latest trends in the hedge fund industry. Each month, Hedgeweek’s analysts explore a new theme using interviews with subject matter experts, data from key sources, and surveys of market participants.
Our premium research reports deliver actionable insight on the latest trends in the hedge fund industry. Each month, Hedgeweek’s analysts explore a new theme using interviews with subject matter experts, data from key sources, and surveys of market participants.
Please browse our previous reports below.

Operational risk management: three words never far from the mind of every ops leader in the hedge fund industry. Preparing for the unexpected has always been challenging in such a complex and fast-moving sector, and the pace of change is only accelerating as technology advances, working practices evolve and new regulations emerge. This data-driven Hedgeweek report, sponsored by Derivitec, provides valuable intelligence and context to hedge fund COOs and other ops professionals.

Private credit has proved an unmissable growth area on Wall Street since the pandemic. This new Hedgeweek report provides exclusive data-driven insights and intel into the key trends and technology driving growth in this $1.6tn sector – and covers the outlook ahead. Get all the intel, plus insights from the sector’s leading firms, in this exclusive Hedgeweek special report, sponsored by SS&C Advent.

This data-led report provides an update on the rebounding hedge fund launch market. With 2024 set to be a historic year for new hedge fund launches, as an unprecedented number of well-pedigreed managers starting up, Hedgeweek selects the Top 20 prospects and analyses the wider environment facing new hedge funds – from ops to fundraising, strategy considerations to performance. Get all the intel, plus insights from the sector’s leading firms, in this exclusive Hedgeweek special report, sponsored by Marex.

March 2024 | The data-led report provides an update on the booming family office sector. New sources of wealth and greater adoption of the model have driven unprecedented growth in this market, but what are the challenges? This report focuses on the outlook for the space and zeroes in on operational issues, from outsourcing to technology, which family offices must get to grips with as they look to grow their wealth. Get all the intel, plus insights from the sector’s leading firms, in this exclusive Hedgeweek special report. 

This data-led report provides an update on the digital asset sector amid an encouraging start to 2024, with better performance and improved regulatory headlines boosting the space. What next for the sector as it looks to continue its comeback from a difficult period of performance and headlines? Get all the intel, plus insights from the sector’s leading firms, in this exclusive Hedgeweek special report. 

This Hedgeweek report provides 14 dynamic and insightful perspectives from industry leaders on the key trends, trades and themes which will shape the hedge fund industry in 2024. The report is divided into three sections macro outlook, allocator views and key trends – and designed to help industry professionals navigate the year ahead. 

This data-led report provides clear intelligence on LP allocation plans in hedge funds and private markets, accompanied by investor-led analysis of the key trends and talking points in the sector. It provides industry participants with insights into LP thinking after the end of the post-2008 era of zero rates upended the outlook for allocators to alternatives. 

This Hedgeweek report provides a breakdown of the Top 30 firms globally ranked by hedge fund assets, with intelligence on the key developments at each firm over the last 12 months. Our findings will support industry participants as they navigate the industry’s top-tier and provide a useful steer on the key trends likely to shape 2024.

How are managed futures and systematic strategies performing – and what are they focused on going forward in an era of rapid technological change and innovation? Hedgeweek’s ‘Trend following’ Insights report offers a data-led update on the key regulatory challenges facing CCOs and an appraisal of the ways they’re staying informed.

September 2023 | From the SEC’s proposed changes to its Private Fund Adviser Rules, to T+1 settlements and, in Europe, AIFMD II, hedge fund compliance professionals face a rising tide of regulation – and need support. Hedgeweek’s ‘Regulatory Roadmap’ Insights report offers a data-led update on the key regulatory challenges facing CCOs and an appraisal of the ways they’re staying informed.

Middle East Insights Report 2023

The rise of Dubai as a hedge fund hub has been a notable industry trend since the global pandemic, as firms in traditional hubs like New York and London choose to open outposts in the emirate and other Middle Eastern locations. This ‘Beyond Dubai’ report, supported by CMC Markets, explores the key drivers behind the trend.

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An awkward first six months to 2023 for many hedge funds led to talk of investor disappointment and minimal alpha, since tempered by some stronger numbers towards half-end. Hedgeweek’s ‘Hedge funds in H1’ report offers a data-led snapshot of the industry at the year’s halfway mark.

An awkward first six months to 2023 for many hedge funds led to talk of investor disappointment and minimal alpha, since tempered by some stronger numbers towards half-end. Hedgeweek’s ‘Hedge funds in H1’ report offers a data-led snapshot of the industry at the year’s halfway mark.      

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The past 12 months has produced a host of high-profile launches backed by big numbers, big names, and progressive characteristics. In Hedgeweek’s inaugural ‘Ones to Watch’ Insights report we identify the 20 ‘most exciting’ emerging hedge funds in 2023 and the key trends affecting the wider emerging manager community.

The past 12 months has produced a host of high-profile launches backed by big numbers, big names, and progressive characteristics. In Hedgeweek’s inaugural ‘Ones to Watch’ Insights report we identify the 20 ‘most exciting’ emerging hedge funds in 2023 and the key trends affecting the wider emerging manager community.  

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In a year beset by spiralling costs, outsourcing is once again in the spotlight. Hedgeweek’s latest research report – Supporting innovation: the forces driving a new wave of outsourcing, in partnership with SS&C Technologies – analyses uptake and the key trends.

In a year beset by spiralling costs, outsourcing is once again in the spotlight. Hedgeweek’s latest research report – Supporting innovation: the forces driving a new wave of outsourcing, in partnership with SS&C Technologies – analyses uptake and the key trends.    

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This year could prove pivotal for hedge funds’ use of disruptive technologies, with new developments, products, and services poised to see a majority of hedge fund firms using artificial intelligence and big data for investing by 2024. Want to know more? Read Hedgeweek’s latest research report – Turning Point – for the latest data and insights.

This year could prove pivotal for hedge funds’ use of disruptive technologies, with new developments, products, and services poised to see a majority of hedge fund firms using artificial intelligence and big data for investing by 2024. Want to know more? Read Hedgeweek’s latest research report – Turning Point – for the latest data and insights.

Risk & Reward

After a strong start to the year, it has been another challenging period for many equity hedge funds. Which equity strategies are best placed to capitalise on current opportunities? Do investors still consider them fit for purpose? Read Hedgeweek’s latest Insights Report to learn more.

After a strong start to the year, it has been another challenging period for many equity hedge funds. Which equity strategies are best placed to capitalise on current opportunities? Do investors still consider them fit for purpose? Read Hedgeweek’s latest Insights Report to learn more.

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From the Terra Luna crash to the fall of FTX, 2022 was a year of high drama for digital assets. Larger investors may have taken a step back, but investment managers are as bullish as ever about the future of digital asset hedge funds. What’s more, so are traditional hedge fund firms. Why? Read Hedgeweek’s latest Insights report – Building Back Better – to find out.

From the Terra Luna crash to the fall of FTX, 2022 was a year of high drama for digital assets. Larger investors may have taken a step back, but investment managers are as bullish as ever about the future of digital asset hedge funds. What’s more, so are traditional hedge fund firms. Why? Read Hedgeweek’s latest Insights report – Building Back Better – to find out.
 

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This report features insights and forecasts from some of the hedge fund industry’s leading investment professionals – chief investment officers, portfolio managers, economists, and more – from a range of established fund managers and investors, as they look ahead to the coming year following a bruising 12 months…

This report features insights and forecasts from some of the hedge fund industry’s leading investment professionals – chief investment officers, portfolio managers, economists, and more – from a range of established fund managers and investors, as they look ahead to the coming year following a bruising 12 months…

Investor Interest 2023

Hedgeweek’s latest Insight report provides data and content around investors’ allocation plans amid predictions of a worsening economic outlook.

Hedgeweek’s latest Insight report provides data and content around investors’ allocation plans amid predictions of a worsening economic outlook.

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Capital raising as an emerging hedge fund manager has always been challenging and headwinds have been at full strength in 2022. How are they faring and cutting through to new investors? Hedgeweek’s latest Insights Report identifies the latest opportunities, and the techniques used to stand out from the crowd.

Capital raising as an emerging hedge fund manager has always been challenging and headwinds have been at full strength in 2022. How are they faring and cutting through to new investors? Hedgeweek’s latest Insights Report identifies the latest opportunities, and the techniques used to stand out from the crowd.