Dallas-based Highland Capital has appointed a director of business development and of client services. Several service providers to the hedge fund industry are expanding their geographical reach.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has opened negotiations with Esma on a co-operation agreement on the EU’s AIFM directive. Separately, its consultation on hedge fund directorships has closed
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HSBC’s fund of hedge funds business continues to thrive. Situated in the private banking side, the division has a core group of private clients and is beginning to capture institutional investors.
Hedge funds around the world need to take note of the recent fine imposed on Royal Bank of Scotland and the extraterritorial reach of the the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has begun a consultation on corporate governance of regulated hedge funds. The move should bring the financial centre closer in line with other jurisdictions.
Cheyne has distinguished itself through a division of five investment teams each investing by specific asset classes: corporate credit, real estate debt, event driven, convertible bonds and equities.
Hedge fund performance needs to rise in 2013 in order to ensure institutional investors do not lose heart with alternatives. But new EU rules could distract managers from focusing on performance.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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