Key facts and figures about Malta, a jurisdiction for hedge funds and managers in the European Union.
Swiss asset managers are trying to boost its prospects as new local laws and the EU’s AIFM directive come into effect in 2013. Many are concerned the Swiss industry will be negatively impacted.
Winner: Best seeding platform: Most innovative fund of hedge funds
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Unpredictable consequences of political interference and central bank intervention on markets are set to continue in 2013. Hedge fund managers need to cope with the new reality and boost performance.
As winner of the 2012 best overall group award, McCaffery explains how he believes the fund of hedge funds industry will evolve and develop, increasingly reacting to institutional investor demands.
Winner: Best managed account platform
Winner of the lifetime achievement given at the European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards 2012, Stephen Oxley, managing director of Paamco Europe, discusses the FoHF industry and the challenges it faces.
Winner of the European Fund of Hedge Funds Awards 2012 outstanding contribution to the industry, FRM’s Luke Ellis says clients want performance and service overlaid with comprehensible transparency.
Geopolitical factors, inflation and the potential of civil unrest as a consequence of the continuing financial crisis will continue to impact markets and hedge fund performance in 2013.
Uncertainty continues to plague the world. Hedge fund managers face unknowable political interventions as markets continue to whipsaw. Despite this, strategy performance needs to improve.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future