Matthew Grossman learnt the art of hedge fund investing from Julian Robertson and Steve Cohen. At Plural Investments he is combining elements of Tiger and SAC with his own vision of a technology-driven...
A shift to direct investments among institutional allocators, including sovereign wealth funds, has benefited hedge funds managing $1 billion to $5 billion, according to Citi Prime Finance.
Long-term fundamentals in emerging markets remain compelling, but hedge funds are treading carefully as rising inflation and a slowdown global economic growth threaten to undermine short-term returns....
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Background checks and investigations have become a standard part of hedge fund operational due diligence reviews.
Macro factors are driving hedge fund investors to reassess their positioning as central bankers signal an end to ultra-stimulative monetary policy in developed markets.
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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.