Winner: Best seeding platform: Most innovative fund of hedge funds
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.
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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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.
As the UK’s second-largest pension plan, USS has shown a strong commitment to alternatives. Investments into hedge funds provide an uncorrelated revenue stream that influences the overall portfolio.
Research on how investors are protecting themselves from tail risk events shows a preference for managed futures/CTAs. There is also reluctance to use single hedge fund strategies as protection.
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.
Hong Kong, 1st - 31st Dec 2014
Japan, 24th Apr 2014
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USA, 30th Apr 2014
USA, 8th - 9th May 2014