In the second instalment of his monthly blog, Joel Press, formerly a senior partner and Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young, and a leading voice on hedge fund operations and co-ordination services, talks through how to go about building a successful team and putting the right infrastructure in place…
The Alternative Investment Management Association says the plan to add the Cayman Islands – the major offshore domicile for the global hedge fund industry – to a tax haven blacklist remains an “open matter” until any formal decision is reached.
Algebris Macro Credit, a macro credit-focused hedge fund strategy run by Davide Serra’s Algebris Investments, is positioning for market volatility with catalyst-focused trades, amid a strong start to 2020.
The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2020 measured -0.22 per cent.
STP Investment Services, a provider of middle office and investment operations outsourcing, fund services and technology solutions, has expanded the breadth of its existing services with the acquisition of Accusource, an investment operations firm serving the investment management industry.
Hedge funds and asset manager now have a new source of cryptocurrency liquidity thanks to a new partnership between B2C2 and SFOX.
Ex-AHL director Christopher Cruden's novel currency and gold-focused CTA strategy Insch Kintore has marked its fifth anniversary with a strong double-digit showing in the first six weeks of the year.
The Citco Group of Companies (Citco) has appointed Ryan Fitzgerald as Head of Middle Office Solutions to further develop the business line, which recently achieved double-digit growth.
The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.31 per cent in January, underperforming the 0.41 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher has appointed litigator Mark Stancil as a partner in the firm’s Washington office where he will focus on trial and appellate advocacy in complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on investment disputes.