Brian T Daly, an adviser to hedge fund managers and private equity fund sponsors, has joined Akin Gump as a partner in the firm's investment management practice in New York.
Enko Capital: Best Credit Hedge Fund — Hedge funds must find creative ways of demonstrating their skill and ability to solve the issues their clients face. The infrastructure they employ will also be thrown into the foreground as the sector steels itself to face the challenges ahead.
BNP Paribas Capital Partners: Best Multi-Manager Fund – Multi-Strategy (<USD500 million) –The past year highlighted the importance of having a broad range of offerings and services. Having the ability to move investments across all strategies and rotate from quantitative to discretionary, from liquid to distressed, from one asset class and geography also proved to be key to constructing robust portfolios. This is especially relevant as the environment for hedge funds remains positive.
Adrigo: Best Emerging Manager Fund – Equity Strategies – Aligning investor expectations with managers’ long-term strategy through diligent and insightful communications is critical to overcoming the challenge of attracting long-term capital.
Notz Stucki: Best Multi-Manager Fund – Equity Hedge – Active fundamental investment has retaken the leadership role in the asset management industry and alpha generating, star managers can now stand out.
Hedge Invest: Best Liquid Alternative Fund – Credit Hedge – As the market environment is expected to become more volatile, asset managers who can rely on truly absolute return strategies and deep fundamental analysis should outperform.
Rhenman & Partners: Best Global Equity Hedge Fund – Specialist managers are likely to be in a favourable position going forward, as investment trends can be expected to benefit a focused approach.
By A Paris — After the shock of the second quarter of 2020, hedge fund managers went on to perform well over the course of the year. The intense volatility which followed the initial fear sparked by the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic was rife with opportunity. It allowed managers to prove their value-add and remind their investors why they chose them in the first place.
The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2021 measured 2.07 per cent, down from 2.49 per cent in March.
Options Technology, a provider of cloud-enabled managed services to the global capital markets and a long-term Murex partner, is delivering MX.3 through its enterprise-grade SaaS-enabled Managed Apps platform.