News

Hedge fund industry profits in 2013 reached $31.2 billion, but poor performance in 2014 cut that figure by...

Ropes & Gray has announced that partner Michelle Moran has been appointed an officer of the...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund association, and the CAIA...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. has reported its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and...

AMG Wealth Partners, LP, a subsidiary of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., has entered into a definitive...

HM Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Financial Services Commission has announced a joint initiative...

Tikehau Capital has announced that Jean-Pierre Mustier joined on 1 January 2015, as a partner. Mustier will...

Altana Wealth, the investment management group founded by Lee Robinson, has announced that it has launched a...

A new global survey commissioned by State Street amongst 235 hedge fund professionals reveals strong...

GSX has confirmed that the GSX Listing Authority admitted Lyford Global Fund Limited to the official listing...

61% of London AIFMs feel the AIFMD has opened up new opportunities in Europe, according to research by KNEIP...

Syriza won the Greek election held yesterday and thus the new prime minister will be Alexis Tsipras, who has...

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...

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
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.