Managed account platforms continue to attract investor and fund manager interest

Managing expectations

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The popularity of hedge fund managed account platforms shows no sign of abating following a doubling in the usage of segregated accounts during the last year.

This growth occurred as hedge fund investors rushed to find structures that would avert a repeat of various problems they faced in the financial crisis.

The spurs for growth in managed account platforms both before and immediately following the credit crunch remain the key drivers for their continued uptake. However, some of the benefits the