News

Abbey Capital Limited has announced that its recently launched mutual fund, the Abbey Capital Futures...

Bruce Cundick of Utah Retirement Systems (URS) and Dale West of Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)...

Societe Generale Securities Services GmbH (SGSS GmbH) in Germany has announced that it has enhanced its...

Dexion Capital, the alternatives investment bank has appointed Trevor Barnett, who will be responsible for...

New Change FX has launched NCFX Umpire, a service that allows pension funds and asset managers to understand...

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has announced a draft set of guidelines on complex debt...

The FCA has published their Risk Outlook and Business Plan, which has been cautiously welcomed. Amanda...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2015 measured 3.91%, up from 3.64% in February...

Campbell & Company has announced that Richard Johnson will join the firm as managing director, global...

Silverfinch, the secure fund data utility allowing asset managers to handle the look-through data requests...

Amundi has announced the appointment of Navik Patel as head of directional strategies, senior analyst at...

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services (Mitsubishi UFJ), an asset administrator, has appointed Ken McCarney as chief...

Hedge funds were up 2.25% in February, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge....

LMAX Exchange, the FCA-regulated MTF for global FX, has launched LMAX Prime, a prime of prime service to...

Capita Asset Services’ fund solutions business has announced the appointment of Mary Bruen and Joe O...

CCL, the governance, risk and compliance consultancy, has announced a strategic alliance with Ascendant...

Citi Prime Finance has appointed Martin Visairas to take on the role of global head of capital...

Montreux Capital Management has added to the team behind its Commodity Trading Fund with the addition of...

AIMA (the Alternative Investment Management Association) the hedge fund industry association, has welcomed...

The hedge fund industry is transforming, with managers increasingly focused on customised products and...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for February 2015 measured 2.19%....

On 23 February 2015, the Cayman Islands Department for International Tax Cooperation (DITC) announced that...

Hedge funds extended their gains in the second month of 2015, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.59...

Blue Coat Systems, Inc., an enterprise security provider, has announced that it has entered into a...

Gravitas has announced the improvement of its cybersecurity threat management service, with upgrades to its...

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the enactment of the Irish Collective Asset-...

The Bank of Beirut (UK) Ltd first found itself in hot water with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)...

With Solvency II now 10 months away, Silverfinch, the secure data utility, is collaborating with EY to host...

Permal Group, a global alternative asset manager, has announced the launch of an Irish Collective Asset...

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

UCITS absolute return funds returned strong performances in February. The UAI Global index progressed by 1....

Société Générale Prime Services has announced the February performance data for its Newedge CTA performance...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, the provider of financial services software and software-enabled services,...

The CBI has responded to a ruling by the European Union General Court annulling the European Central Bank...

The UAI Blue Chip Index advanced by 0.39% during the week ending 4 March. With the exception of volatility,...

Hedge funds ended February on a good note (up 0.8%), confirming the positive momentum witnessed since the...

Fisch Asset Management, the specialist in convertible bonds and credit analysis-based bond strategies, has...

Fund manager Oliver Kelton and his €1.5 billion Waverton European Fund - rated five-star by Morningstar...

Capita Asset Services’ fund solutions business has successfully completed its automated Annex IV...

Advisors & Partners LLP, an independent, privately held company providing financial, advisory and...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
"The Rise of Alternative UCITS” seminar was hosted by lawyers K&L Gates, in London this year, with The Hedge Fund Journal invited as a guest on the panel. In jus...
TOM WALEK, PEPPERCOMM
The private world of hedge funds is looking more like Madison Avenue. Hedge funds today are everywhere – in daily headlines, social media, public web sites, live TV cover...
HAMLIN LOVELL
CFM is developing in multiple directions: expanding its research collaboration with leading universities; sponsoring scientists to pursue theoretical research; publishing...
SCHULTE, ROTH & ZABEL
The end of January saw two significant developments for insider trading law stemming from the Second Circuit’s important decision in US v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2d Cir.20...
CONDUCTED BY HAMLIN LOVELL
We are delighted to speak to Dechert’s Peter Astleford, a recipient of a special award for an outstanding contribution to the hedge fund industry from The Hedge Fund Jour...
Q&A WITH THE HEDGE FUND JOURNAL
I think the industry has moved on quite dramatically from 2008 in terms of what is expected of non-executive, independent directors. Post-Weavering, the Cayman Islands ha...
CONDUCTED BY HAMLIN LOVELL
The industry has really become globalised and institutionalised, more so over the last 10 years; I think when the industry first started, and probably up until 10 or 15 y...
EXTRACTS FROM A REPORT BY BARCLAYS CAPITAL SOLUTIONS GROUP
The hedge fund industry, in general, has had a difficult few years since the financial crisis. Performance has been challenging, assets are harder to raise and retain, an...
EXTRACTS FROM A REPORT BY BDO
A core purpose of regulation is to set down laws and rules that will achieve consistency in standards and quality. But does that inevitably mean it hinders change? When t...
STEVEN M. FELSENTHAL, MILLBURN RIDGEFIELD CORPORATION
Performance advertising by investment advisers is a stalwart among the issues prioritized by the US Securities and Exchange Commission Office of Compliance Inspections an...

Reports

Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets
Aksia’s 2015 Hedge Fund Manager Survey
2014 Highlights and the December Oil Scare

Video

Video
Mike Serota, Partner, EY
Recipient of the Hedge Funds – Tax, Accounting and Advisory – Outstanding Contribution award at the The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2015, EY Partner Mike Serota talks to Contributing Editor, Hamlin Lovell.