News

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for January 2015 measured 2.49%, down from 5.87% in...

Markets have reacted positively to the ECB annoncement of bond-buying, also known as quantitative easing (QE...

The Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge gained 7.71% in 2014. The Barclay BTOP50 Index, which...

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has announced the December performance data for...

Scipion Capital, the commodity trade finance investment manager, has announced the appointment of a new high...

New York-based asset management firm, Northern Star Capital Holdings has announced the acquisition of...

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has named Paul Smith, CFA, formerly...

Hedge funds lost 0.18% in December, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, compiled by BarclayHedge. The...

Man Group plc has announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Silvermine Capital...

Amundi announces the appointment of Andy Wiggins as head of UK and Ireland institutional business. Reporting...

Business optimism among investment managers was broadly flat - the first time it has failed to improve in...

Amundi announces the appointment of Jeannine Daniel as head of equity strategies, senior analyst at Amundi...

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

LMAX Exchange, an FCA-regulated MTF for FX trading, is pleased to announce its partnership with GMO-Z.com...

LMAX Exchange, the world's only regulated MTF for FX, today reported business as usual following the...

JLT Employee Benefits has advised the £1.5 billion Cornwall Pension Fund on the appointment of Man FRM...

The January deadline for Annex IV filing under AIFMD will present a major test for firms, according to BNY...

Man Group plc has announced the appointment of John Cryan to the board as a non-executive director with...

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (Deutsche AWM) has announced that Mihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and...

Company culture is the most important factor cited in avoiding regulatory problems, according to Kinetic...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for December 2014 measured 0.11%....

UAI Blue Chip

The UAI Blue Chip has advanced by 0.48% this week. With a progression of 1.50...

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group plc has announced the appointment of...

Jaime L. Eichen, former chief accountant for the Division of Investment Management at the US Securities and...

Hedge funds closed the final month of the year in positive territory with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund...

LMAX Exchange, the FCA-regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) for global FX trading and the UK’...

Ahead of the 31 January 2015 deadline for Annex IV reporting, Peter Cripwell, CEO of RiskSystem, gives his...

Estlander & Partners has announced the launch of a new systematic fund focused exclusively on the...

PwC has appointed Lachlan Roos as its new UK hedge fund leader, taking over from Rob Mellor who is stepping...

Amundi Alternative Investments has awarded, through its managed account platform, a €50 million mandate...

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has confirmed its office in Luxembourg has opened. Partner...

KNEIP has announced the appointment of Keith Dingwall as head of new business. In his new role, Dingwall...

Hedge funds posted gains to conclude the volatile month of December, led by contributions from CTAs,...

The UAI Blue Chip advanced by 0.05% during the first week of the year. The good results of CTA, volatility...

Early View summarizes industry and market trends for the last month and looks ahead to potential sources of...

At a time of volatility and uncertainty for the global economy and financial markets, the CFA Institute has...

The decision to redeem all investments from hedge funds by CalPERS (California Public Employees'...

December was a volatile month across asset classes, with a sell-off in risky assets occurring mid-month,...

UCITS alternative funds ended the year on a mixed note. After good results in November (up 0.89%), most...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
As we reflect on 2014 and look forward to 2015, we can also take a longer look-back over the past decade to celebrate the 100th issue of The Hedge Fund Journal. The big.....
GORDON G. ANDREW, PARTNER, ANDREW + SELIKOFF PARTNERS
This past September, the well-respected marketing firm, Peppercom, conducted in-depth research involving nearly 300 of the hedge fund industry’s largest firms, to measure...
ERIC BENSKY, MARC ELOVITZ, MARTIN PERSCHETZ, HOWARD SCHIFFMAN, GARY STEIN and JEFFREY ROBERTSON, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL
In its highly anticipated decision in US v. Newman, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held on 10 December that to sustain insider trading charges against a.....
LUCY FREW, FINANCIAL REGULATORY PARTNER, KEMP LITTLE
The manipulation of Libor and Euribor, and investigations and enforcement action by regulators into these and other benchmarks, have raised significant concerns about the...
A REPORT BY EZE CASTLE INTEGRATION
The industry is changing for hedge funds and investment management firms – even more rapidly in 2014, it seems, than in previous years. The crop of emerging managers...
THFJ TALKS TO BOB GUILBERT, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT EZE CASTLE INTEGRATION
Cybersecurity couldn’t be much more topical in light of the recent Sony hack: my first question is simply why is cyber security a concern for hedge funds? I mean both for...
JASON SCHARFMAN, MANAGING PARTNER, CORGENTUM CONSULTING
Some groups, such as large institutional investors, are very passionate about the issue of governance and fund directors. At least, that is to say, they have become incre...
EXTRACTS FROM AN INTERVIEW WITH HAMLIN LOVELL
Ole Rollag, the founder of Murano Systems, spoke to Hamlin Lovell, Contributing Editor of The Hedge Fund Journal, about their company and the hedge fund industry in gener...
EXTRACTS FROM THE 2014 PROSKAUER HEDGE FUNDS AND OTHER PRIVATE FUNDS ANNUAL REVIEW
In 2014, we saw a notable increase in the number of examinations of registered investment advisers by the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) of the...
SVEN LUDWIG, SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, ADAPTIV, SUNGARD
Traditionally, risk management methodologies have applied the laws of mathematics and physics to our financial markets, with the aim of quantifying all sorts of objects i...

Reports

Aksia’s 2015 Hedge Fund Manager Survey
2014 Highlights and the December Oil Scare
Friends or Foes: From Conflict to Collaboration

Video

Video
A.R.C Directors Ltd
Founder and Managing Director, Alan Tooker, and Raymond O'Neill, Director, talk to The Hedge Fund Journal's contributing editor Hamlin Lovell.