Hedge Funds Review editorial
Choosing a hedge fund strategy that will perform well in 2012 is difficult. With unprecedented ambiguity about what 2012 will bring, strategies need to cope with market volatility and uncertainty.
As hedge fund performance is on the slide, fees have a bigger impact on returns. Investor dissatisfaction has returned, which may open the door to further negotiation on the standard the 2/20 fees.
Recent market volatility has revived the debate on the role of commodities in strategic and tactical asset allocation and led to an increasing recognition of the relevance of long/short strategies.
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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Citco expects more money to flow into the hedge fund sector in 2012 but with it comes more demanding conditions imposed by institutional investors keen to have transparency and better risk controls.
Software for hedge funds has become a multi-billion dollar business. The complexity of trading markets coupled with the increasing speed of transactions present challenges for technology providers.
A revolution is coming in clearing, as regulations require central clearing for OTC derivatives. Market conditions mean clients are obsessed by the financial stability of clearing counterparties.
Marketing Ucits hedge funds is challenging, involving education of an investor base often new to hedge funds. Hedge fund managers, too, are unfamiliar with this new class of investor.
A solid balance sheet is only one quality hedge funds look for in a prime brokers. Morgan Stanley believes a wide range of services offered globally and a consultative relationship is needed.
As new regulations come into force for hedge funds, more information will need to be collected and formatted for use in compliance and risk reporting both internally and externally to regulators.
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
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