Thomas Buckett, CTPartners

Many funds are looking to gain greater direct access to institutional capital. A significant number of US funds are looking to place marketers on the ground in the UK. This means marketers with a strong institutional client base and understanding of the alternatives arena, combined with the flexibility of approach needed to be successful within a hedge fund will be in high demand.

Investors are now paying greater attention than ever regarding institutional framework. Funds are looking to grow int