News

Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, has appointed Euan Stirling to the new role of...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative body for alternative...

Societe Generale Prime Services today announces the January performance data for its SG CTA indices.

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Recent Goldman Sachs research has found that millennials, the current generation aged between 15 and 35...

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has reached an...

Investors retreated from equities and turned to safe-haven assets in January as disappointing Chinese and...

Mercer’s Pensions Risk Survey data shows that the accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension...

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), the non-profit organisation for professionals in the alternative...

Three quarters of high-net-worth individuals plan to increase contributions to their investment portfolios...

Strategic Capital Investors (SCI) has announced the launch of a new accelerator fund, Strategic Capital Fund...

Company Reports Economic EPS of $3.61; EPS of $2.72 for Fourth Quarter. Economic EPS of $12.55; EPS of $9.28...

Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has...

GLAS, the independent provider of finance administration services, has launched in the US, with Daniel R....

UBS Wealth Management...

Omni Partners LLP (“Omni”), the London-headquartered investment manager, announces the...

The European Commission must prioritise non-bank finance and deeper capital markets as part of its...

EU Market Abuse Regulation likely to create significant compliance headache says Linklaters research. But...

Financial crime has a total cost to the UK economy of £52 billion, according to Special Inspector...

On 18 December 2015 (the “Enactment Date”), President Barack Obama signed into law the...

Deimos Asset Management LLC, a multi-strategy hedge fund manager, has announced that Richard Franzen has...

State Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)...

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the “HSR Act”), requires...

The Climate Bonds Standards Board has confirmed that Vigeo Eiris, an international CSR & ESG assessment...

Liquid Holdings Group, a SaaS provider of investment management solutions for the buy side, announced today...

Hedge funds finished last year up 2.42%, beating equities and bonds on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis,...

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group plc, announces that Guillermo Ossés...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the standard-setting body for the hedge fund industry, has held its...

Vigeo Eiris announces the appointment of Muriel Caton as the new Vigeo Eiris enterprise Director and her...

Aberdeen Asset Management has appointed James Hughes to the newly created role of Head of Insurance...

Basel III reforms have fundamentally changed how asset managers are connected to the financial system, with...

Hedge funds lost 0.64% in December according to the ...

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has acted on the...

Risk assets continued to be bruised and shaken during the second week of...

Martin Currie, the active equity specialist, confirms that following its...

Northill Capital (Northill) has announced today that it has agreed to...

Alternative assets specialist Advisors & Partners LLP (“A&...

The number of Jersey-registered alternative fund managers marketing into...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
AIFMD is still being shaped, as was discussed at the ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference held in Luxembourg in January 2016. ESMA should decide by June...
PATRICK GHALI, MANAGING PARTNER AND CO-FOUNDER, SUSSEX PARTNERS
Funds of hedge funds (FoFs) were once a significant way for investors to gain access to hedge funds, but since 2008 their reputation has suffered, their total assets and...
HAMLIN LOVELL
The meeting of minds between Palisade Capital Management LLC CIO, Dennison ‘Dan’ T. Veru, and its US equity long/short portfolio manager, Paul K. Flather, was “akin to th...
HAMLIN LOVELL
CME Group’s cleared offering to the OTC marketplace continues to gain momentum in voluntary clearing in 2015, with industry-leading innovation in the form of new interest...
SIMON KERR
The fund of hedge funds sector is moribund, isn’t it? Don’t funds of funds have low or no growth, a declining share of the hedge fund industry, and even more fee pressure...
MICHELLE RIDGE AND DARYL O’BRIEN, MATHESON
The introduction of European Long Term Investment Funds (ELTIFs) provides for a new type of investment fund, available to both retail and professional investors. Regulati...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Hedge fund managers come from many countries – with some large firms employing dozens of nationalities – and can hop around multiple countries over their careers. Says Je...
MARTIN SHAH, PARTNER, TAX, SIMMONS & SIMMONS
The UK government has released draft legislation to implement the Summer 2015 Budget proposals to restrict the capital gains tax treatment of carried interest and other p...
JERRY LEES, CHAIRMAN, LINEAR INVESTMENTS LIMITED
Being a start-up hedge fund in today’s market environment is mired with challenges. The institutional investor marketplace has undergone a seismic shift. Public and priva...
EXTRACTS FROM THE EY 2015 GLOBAL HEDGE FUND AND INVESTOR SURVEY
Regulations enacted subsequent to the financial crisis intended to reduce market risk are directly impacting the manner in which prime brokers service the hedge fund indu...

Reports

A New Era For Hedge Funds?
Managed Funds Association: Dodd Frank At 5

Video

Video
Dan Shapiro
Dan Shapiro, a Founding Partner of Schulte Roth & Zabel, discusses a range of issues including institutionalization, seeding deal structures, and the level of tax paid by UK hedge funds.