News

Following China’s new stock market regulations and monetary easing, Homin Lee, Asia economist at...

To support its European and Middle Eastern clients in monitoring the activities of their custodian banks,...

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services...

Teknometry, the performance analysis software provider for investment managers, has announced the launch of...

Envestnet has announced a strategic investment in AlphaHedge Capital Partners, LLC, which provides access to...

Hedge funds registered their third consecutive month of gains since the start of the year, with the...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2015 measured 1.30%.

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Following a strong Q1, hedge funds have kept performing as we move to the next quarter, reports Lyxor. The...

Liquid Holdings Group, a provider of SaaS-based investment management solutions for the financial community...

SEI has announced the introduction of SEI Firm Compliance, a new regulatory management framework that aims...

German bunds face a potentially poisonous cocktail of resurgent inflation and wage increases which could hit...

Eaton Partners, the world’s leading independent placement agent, has announced that it has asked three...

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research have reported that the hedge fund industry took in $7.2...

Man GLG has announced the launch of a new UCITS-compliant fund, Man GLG European Mid-Cap Equity Alternative...

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services Ltd has announced that it has secured new and larger offices in...

Citi has announced that Adam Herrmann will join the firm as global head of prime finance. Herrmann has over...

AMG Wealth Partners, LP, a subsidiary of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), has announced the...

PVE Capital, the specialist pan-European credit investor, has acquired a portfolio of Italian non-performing...

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

Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. has announced that it has named Mark Kulpins as co-chief investment...

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services (Mitsubishi UFJ), the asset administrator, has launched its Cayman Islands...

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...

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

Lyxor Weekly Brief - 15 April 2015
A Cost Comparison of Futures and ETFs
Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets

Video

Video
Interview with Donald Pepper
Donald Pepper, Managing Director of Alternatives, Old Mutual Global Investors, meets The Hedge Fund Journal's Contributing Editor, Hamlin Lovell.