The 'Hedge Funds Global Outlook 2021' special report comprises three separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

GLOBAL OUTLOOOK

Weathering the storm

Weathering the storm

2020 saw hedge funds successfully weather the political, social and economic turmoil brought about by the coronavirus pandemic to generate their biggest rise since 2009, at the height of the Global Financial Crisis.

CYBERSECURITY

Cybersecurity, the cloud and Covid-19: Facing the challenges head-on

Cybersecurity, the cloud and Covid-19: Facing the challenges head-on

By George Ralph (pictured), Managing Director, RFA – The coronavirus pandemic has brought considerable challenges to the way hedge funds and asset management firms do business, with far-reaching consequences for cybersecurity, data safety and business communications. The need for fully flexible working around the pandemic continues to change. Collaboration tools have been key to successful working environments as staff need to work in the same way and securely, regardless of location.