News

Four in 10 alternative asset managers have said they are under pressure to review their investment...

Prestige Capital Management Limited (‘PCM’), the AIFMD-licensed Malta arm of the Prestige group...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for May 2017 measured -0.13%. Hedge...

Global risk appetite remained steady during the recent months, despite continued investor concerns over...

In reaction to the French legislative election results, Timothy Graf, head of macro strategy EMEA at State...

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has announced the completion of a programme to...

Hedge funds returned an average of +0.21% in May 2017, and aggregate returns are +3.20% YTD in 2017...

P. Schoenfeld Asset Management LP (“PSAM”), have announced that John McVeigh has joined the firm...

Seven weeks ago, UK Prime Minister Theresa May...

Richard Buxton, head of UK equities, Old Mutual Global...

Commenting on the results of the UK general election,...

In reaction to the UK general election results, Michael...

The long journey to European Central Bank (ECB) policy...

In reaction to the European Central bank (ECB) meeting...

Cutler Cook, Associate Director at PAAMCO in London, has...

Fund managers in Japan now typically allocate up to 10%...

Societe Generale Prime Services today announces the May 2017 performance data for its SG CTA indices.

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The Alignment of Interests Association, (“AOI”) a non-profit investor-driven organization, today released...

Global risk appetite remained steady heading into June, despite continued investor concerns over asset price...

The past couple of weeks have been dominated by political shifts amidst relatively benign, if slightly...

One of the concerns around GrubHub centers around the competitive landscape within the online food ordering...

Last December, Starbucks management laid out its longer-term growth plans. Central to these plans were...

Jens Peers, CIO, Sustainable Equities and Fixed Income at Mirova reacts to the US withdrawal from the Paris...

LGT Capital Partners Ltd., a leading alternative investment specialist, has successfully completed the...

The board of Resscapital AB has appointed Gustaf Hagerud as the new Managing Director for the company....

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (LN:PSH) (NA:PSH) announced today that FTSE Russell has confirmed that it...

LifePoint Health acquired eight healthcare facilities between 2015 and 2016 with a goal of bringing their...

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published an Opinion setting out general principles...

State Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the global standard-setting body for the alternative investment...

Global Hedge funds maintained their performance momentum and finished in "greens" in May, reaching...

Were US Markets to Sneeze…

Signs of economic growth, steady US yields and a...

On LULU’s fiscal 4Q conference call, senior management noted a material slowdown in stores and on...

Following yesterday’s publication of the Global Code of Conduct for foreign exchange (FX) markets,...

In late 2015, Under Armour’s senior management established long-term targets of 25% sales CAGR and 23...

At its 19th Annual Global Funds Conference today, Irish Funds, the representative body for the...

Four in 10 alternative asset managers have said they are under pressure to review their investment...

Prestige Capital Management Limited (‘PCM’), the AIFMD-licensed Malta arm of the Prestige group...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for May 2017 measured -0.13%. Hedge...

Global risk appetite remained steady during the recent months, despite continued investor concerns over...

In reaction to the French legislative election results, Timothy Graf, head of macro strategy EMEA at State...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
Shareholder activism is gathering momentum and going global. It is most prevalent in the United States, where Schulte, Roth & Zabel recently scored an unprecedented l...
DR. SVEN KUENZEL AND ANIKA SCHLIEN, UNIVERSITY OF GREENWICH BUSINESS SCHOOL, LONDON
The hedge fund industry is in the midst of a period of significant change driven by the pressure of both regulators and investors. Regulators are now requiring hedge fund...
BRIAN T. DALY AND HOLLY H. WEISS, SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL
On May 22, 2017, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission amended and supplemented several CFTC regulations to strengthen anti-retaliation protections for whistleblowe...
HAMLIN LOVELL
In 2017 Richard Perry got The Hedge Fund Journal’s “Outstanding Contribution” award for Hedge Funds – Law and Practice; a gong that Simmons & Simmons’ partner, Iain C...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Dechert Partner, Stuart Martin, received The Hedge Fund Journal’s 2017 award for “Law and Practice: Outstanding Contribution”. During his career, Martin has repeatedly be...
MAN FRM
In hedge fund land we use the ‘Sharpe ratio’ to quickly assess the quality of an investment. It is calculated as the return from the investment, in excess of interest rat...
SAM LIEBERMAN, PARTNER, SADIS & GOLDBERG LLP
Leon Cooperman just proved that fighting SEC charges is better than settling quickly, by reaching a favorable SEC insider trading settlement after a fierce Court battle....
IN CONVERSATION WITH HAMLIN LOVELL
Four big-picture themes – real-time risk, regulation, speed, and customisation – are driving forces behind the myriad features of Imagine’s offering. Imagine creates the...
HAMLIN LOVELL
A team of Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ) lawyers, led by partners Michael E. Swartz and Eleazer Klein, achieved a series of significant victories on behalf of venBio Sele...
CHARLES SMITH, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, FINANCIAL SERVICES ORGANIZATION, EY
Blockchain, the underlying technology of bitcoin, is now drawing significant focus as well as investments from many financial institutions, including asset managers. Give...
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Betty Gee
Betty Gee, US Head of Strategic Consulting, in the Capital Solutions team within Prime Services at Barclays, explains how hedge fund investors are indicating a renewed optimism in the industry, according to the results of their latest survey.