News

Newedge, the multi-asset brokerage and clearing house, has announced the performance for its suite of hedge...

The Central Bank of Ireland has published on 28 July 2014 a formal consultation on loan origination which...

Comment from Steve Slessor, managing director at Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services: “The US Foreign Account...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has been mandated by Bedrock to provide custody,...

AnaCap Financial Partners LLP, the specialist European financial services private equity firm, together with...

On 25 July 2014 JCI Capital announced the launch of its JCI FX Macro UCITS Fund. The fund is he UCITS...

The Cayman Islands Tax Information Authority (Cayman TIA) issued the first official version of the Cayman...

A team from the Computer Science Department of University College London (UCL), led by visiting professor...

In response to the AIFMD rules coming into effect today, Grant Lee, asset management director at PwC,...

The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is incomplete and...

Carne Group has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. Joining Carne as Managing Director responsible...

Assets under management (AUM) grew to CHF 274 billion, an increase of CHF 20 billion, or 8%, since the end...

New research by BNY Mellon highlights a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed David Painter as Head of Trustee and Depositary...

Managers of sub-threshold Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) are giving in to AIFMD, despite its costly...

Despite mixed returns, hedge funds grew assets under management by $105.6 billion in the first half of 2014...

State Street Corporation has announced that it has been selected by Blackstone Alternative Asset Management...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has been granted Affiliate Membership of the International...

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM), the asset management arm of the Lombard Odier Group, has launched...

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Marble House Capital to provide custody services and related control...

Hedge funds finished the second quarter of the year on a stronger note with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index...

On 30 June 2014 the British Virgin Islands (BVI) signed a Model 1(b) (i.e. non-reciprocal) intergovernmental...

BNP Paribas Investment Partners (BNPP IP) has announced the launch of BNP Paribas Capital Partners (BNPP CP...

Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM), the European asset manager, has for the first time...

According to preliminary data from ETFGI’s end H1 2014 Global ETF and ETP industry insights report,...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, the financial services software provider, has announced that SS&C...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has appointed Jean-Louis Bernardo as Country Head of South...

METTA Capital (Hong Kong) and CITE Investments (London) have agreed to the terms of a strategic alliance...

On Wednesday 9 July 2014, NICSA will be hosting a webinar titled The Asian Fund Passport - What US...

ING Investment Management (ING IM) is forseeing global economic growth of over 3% for 2014 and believes that...

BNY Mellon Investment Management has launched the BNY Mellon Absolute Insight Fund, an Irish-domiciled UCITS...

KNEIP, a service provider for the fund industry, has partnered with AssetLogic to provide the Fund...

BNY Mellon has been appointed by BlackRock to provide custody, fund administration and trustee services for...

Opportunities abound for the global asset management industry as the shrinking of the banking sector has...

Mercer has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 34% stake in South Africa-...

INDOS Financial, the first UK authorised AIFMD depositary, has commenced providing its independent AIFMD...

Investors increasingly are striking partnerships with hedge funds, underlining the closer collaboration...

In its latest white paper, Cybersecurity: How Alternative Investment Companies Manage Operational and...

Following receipt of all regulatory approvals, the management buy-out by the partners of Ogier Fiduciary...

The Irish Funds Industry Association’s (IFIA) 16th annual global funds conference has paved the way...

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Features

TILLMANN SACHS, CHONG IT TAN and ROBERT TIONG
Many CTAs and other money managers use correlation in time series analysis in their daily work to derive investment decisions on asset allocation, risk and money manageme...
JOANNA BLACKBURN and JENNIFER MILLINS, MISHCON DE REYA
The Supreme Court recently handed down its much anticipated judgment in the case of Clyde & Co LLP and another v Bates Van Winkelhof. In determining that members of L...
JAMES OUSSEDIK, COUNSEL and JEREMY LEGGATE, ASSOCIATE, SIDLEY AUSTIN LLP
In part fuelled by scandals and significant cases over the past few years (those relating to Madoff and Weavering, for example), managers are by now well used to engaging...
OLE ROLLAG, MANAGING PRINCIPAL, MURANO SYSTEMS
We all know about successful consumer marketing. So why should the asset management world be any different? These days, what you are – the most experienced, or most techn...
Q&A with BILL PREW, CEO, INDOS FINANCIAL and SHANE BRETT, CEO, GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
With the end of the AIFMD transitional period on 22 July approaching, The Hedge Fund Journal spoke to Shane Brett, CEO of Global Perspectives, a consultant to the alterna...
ANDREW HENDERSON and GREGORY BRANDMAN, EVERSHEDS
In the same week that the recast Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID 2) and its companion Regulation (MiFIR) were published, the Market Abuse Regulation (MA...
MARK BROWNE, DECHERT
The use of established third-party platforms has become increasingly popular for asset managers launching UCITS-compliant funds in recent years. The indicators are that t...
GFIA RESEARCH INSIGHTS, JUNE 2014
A cover of The Economist newspaper this month points out that Japan is changing. Regular readers of our research will know that this has been GFIA’s thesis for several ye...
BEVERLY CHANDLER
Maples Fund Services (MFS) experienced a period of intense growth in assets under administration (AUA) in 2013, with the most recent Global Custodian Hedge Fund Administr...
KATE WORMALD, OESA
The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) implements, within Europe, the mandatory clearing of certain OTC derivative contracts through a framework of central...

Reports

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Review of Trends in Shareholder Activism

Video

Video
Interview with Rob Mirsky
KPMG's global head of hedge funds discusses the joint AIMA/KPMG survey which investigates how much hedge funds are spending to comply with new regulations.