As Latin America's regulators open up their economies to hedge funds, institutional investors, mainly pension funds and high net worth individuals, are eyeing the opportunities offered by US and European...
Alyce Campbell, product manager at Calypso Technology, believes there are two definitions for liquidity risk.
Assets under management in 130/30 or similar type equity strategies, also known as short extension products, are currently estimated by a variety of sources at around $75bn on a worldwide basis. In these...
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Fund managers and investors have similar needs. They both want timely, accurate and secure information about a fund's value, operations and trades. How they receive this information and the detail of it, however, is where the IT solutions for fund administrators...
The liquidity crisis continues to claim casualties. Although forecasts of company closures and bankruptcies across the board are increasing, now may not be the best time to start a fund focused on distressed debt.
Physical gold is an extremely liquid asset. It is also the natural hedge against adverse money movements and inflation. While gold has shown strong returns over recent years, its most valuable contribution to a portfolio lies in the fact that it is not...
The German government is relatively hostile to hedge funds, but institutional investors see the advantages of these investment vehicles. Jamie Wynn-Williams examines the legislative and regulatory environment and discusses the future of German industry....
If you need an example of a fund of funds manager that has a particular penchant for the foundation and endowment sector, then one need look no further than Tracy McHale Stuart, chief executive officer at Corbin Capital Partners.
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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