News

Markit, a provider of financial information services, has announced that it has agreed to acquire DealHub,...

Omni Partners, the London-headquartered investment manager, has announced the launch of the first UK...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (SS&C) announced the acquisition of Citigroup's Alternative...

Eurekahedge together with Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced the launch of the "CBOE...

BNY Mellon has appointed Mariano Giralt as head of Global Tax Services. Mariano will be responsible for the...

On 16 June 2015 the Department of International Tax Cooperation of the Cayman Islands government announced...

Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited announced that Timothy Roniger has resigned as chief financial...

itBit announced the appointment of Jim Manzi, former chairman and CEO of Lotus Development Corporation, to...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. announced continued growth for SS&C HiPortfolio and Anova among...

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The Gibraltar Financial...

Objectway announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BETA Global, a European wealth and...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and S3 Partners announced a new survey that...

Investors are facing a dilemma this summer as markets are balanced to the upside but the risks are weighted...

FIX Trading Community announced that it has formed six new subgroups focused on MiFID II regulation for the...

Citi announced a number of strategic hires to its Investor Services franchise in Europe, the Middle East and...

CFA Institute announced that of 27,468 candidates who sat for the Level III CFA exam in June 2015, 53%...

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services announced that it has won a mandate from Nikko AM Global Cayman Ltd, a...

Markit announced the launch of its FX trade confirmation service. The service matches FX option trade terms...

Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP (SRZ) announced the addition of attorney John J....

The Government of the British Virgin Islands announced that the BVI has been rated “Largely Compliant...

The banks involved in the Neptune Collaboration are sending pre-trade indications to their clients across...

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) announced that the Project ‘Edu Care’ presented by Fondazione...

Rotella Capital Management, Inc., a Chicago and Bellevue-based adviser of systematic trading programs in...

Law firm Ogier has announced the appointment of Kate Hodson and Anthony Oakes in its Hong Kong team.

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Trident Fund Services has appointed Thalius Hecksher to the newly formed position of global director. ...

Heading into the summer break, companies have continued to report earnings above expectations, especially in...

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

Keith Hale, Multifonds’ executive vice president for client and business development said: “...

Andrew Shrimpton, managing director and global head of Compliance Consulting at Duff & Phelps’...

Trium Capital and Asiya Investments announced their partnership to launch the Asiya Emerging Asia Fund in...

UBS Global Asset Management has launched a GBP hedged share class for the UBS Global Equity Long Short Fund...

Linear Investments announced it has opened its first European office, in Hamburg, providing Linear’s...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. reported its financial and operating results for the second quarter and six...

Moore Management, a First Names Group Company, has strengthened its leadership team with the senior...

Accudelta has appointed Oonagh O’Mahoney as their new senior vice president Business Development...

Nasdaq announced that its US-based Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX) will officially launch .The platform will...

Keith Hale, Multifonds’ executive vice president for client and business development said;

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Houlihan Lokey has agreed to acquire McQueen Limited, a London-based independent advisory firm that provides...

Global advisory and fund administration firm Maitland has concluded an agreement with STANLIB, one of Africa...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
The June 2015 GAIM Monaco conference covered many themes that have shaped the hedge fund industry over the past decade, both pre and post-crisis. The macro backdrop of eq...
BILL PREW, FOUNDER and CEO, INDOS FINANCIAL
Almost a year has passed since the implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The general consensus among managers is that the Directiv...
HAMLIN LOVELL
The most obvious reason for the significant increase of interest in interest rate options is that “for the first time since 2008, market participants expect the Fed to mo...
STUART FIELDHOUSE
When analysing hedge funds, many investors have questions, or concerns, which are beyond the ability of traditional forms of hedge fund research. While many of these ques...
JERRY LEES, EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN, LINEAR INVESTMENTS
The challenges facing emerging hedge fund managers are well-documented. The sheer volume of regulation following the financial crisis has had a significant impact on the...
BLU PUTNAM, CHIEF ECONOMIST AND MANAGING DIRECTOR, CME GROUP
China’s economy continues to decelerate, with both long-term and short-term structural factors working to slow the real GDP growth rate and challenge policy makers. There...
CHRISTOPHER WELLS, PARTNER, MORGAN LEWIS, TOKYO; WILLIAM YONGE, PARTNER, MORGAN LEWIS, LONDON
This article reviews marketing restrictions in two major markets that hedge fund managers often visit in search of capital for their strategies: the United Kingdom and Ja...
CHARLES GUBERT, RESEARCH MANAGER, THOMAS MURRAY IDS
The onslaught of global regulation shows no sign of abating. No sooner had managers submitted their Annex IV to European regulators as required under the EU’s Alternative...
BRIAN T. DALY, MARC E. ELOVITZ, ROBERT R. KIESEL, HOLLY H. WEISS, MICHAEL L. YAEGER, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL
Cybersecurity continues to be a priority for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations conducted a cyberse...
ANNE-MARIE GODFREY, INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT PARTNER, AKIN GUMP
On 22 May 2015, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) and the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) issued a joint announcement on the decision to...

Reports

A New Era For Hedge Funds?
Managed Funds Association: Dodd Frank At 5
Lyxor Weekly Brief - 15 April 2015

Video

Video
Q&A: Molly Blincow, Murano
Murano's Molly Blincow discusses growing assets under management for funds under increasingly stringent investor demands, the resurgence of CTA macro managers in early 2015, and matching strategies to investor appetites.