Following a year of strong sector performance and growing appetite from investors, new hedge funds must work even harder to stand out from the crowd. This report details the primary opportunities and challenges facing startup hedge fund managers.
The 'European Hedge Fund Startup Guide 2021' special report comprises four separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
By A Paris — Following a year which has been positive for hedge funds in terms of performance, startup and emerging managers face an uphill battle as they continue focusing on generating return while strengthening their communication with clients and prospects.
As potential investors demand higher operational standards, startup managers become more selective and discerning when choosing their fund administration partner and technology platforms.
It is an exciting time to be an investment manager – creative, innovative startups are taking advantage of the opportunities which are aligned with themes at the forefront of investor appetite. The potential for growth in the realm of sustainability and crypto funds is enormous, once certain challenges are overcome.
In these times of uncertainty, startup and emerging managers are turning to their partners, consultants and service providers for support and guidance. Max Hayden (pictured), global head of prime brokerage sales at IG Prime, sat down with three respected, experienced COOs now providing outsourced services, to underscore the opportunities, challenges and considerations this group of managers are facing. Paul Gary Reynolds, founder of Covalent, Chude Chidi-Ofong, co-founder of Montague Square Advisors and Paul Clement, founder of Clement Advisory answer Hayden’s questions.