Luke Ellis, CEO/CIO of FRM, newly acquired and merged with Man Multi-Manager, says institutional investors need to put 80% of their risk budget in active management with hedge funds as a top choice.
The combination of Brevan Howard’s expertise and operational infrastructure with the active management of a portfolio concentrate on emerging market fixed income has proved successful.
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Funds of hedge funds have a role to play in institutional investor portfolios but they need to adapt their value proposition. Regulation could help the FoHF industry make its voice audible.
As institutional investors turn to hedge funds as a solution to low yields, GAM is betting a combination of research, expertise and sophisticated risk metrics will give it a competitive advantage.
As the hedge fund industry continues to mature and more institutional money flows into it, managers need to find ways to promote and support smaller, start up funds in order to support overall growth.
Trading in markets where politicians affect outcome has led Hari Hariharan of NWI to opt for bite size positions and go back to basics on macro analysis on the fixed income fund he runs for Permal.
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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