Hedge Funds Review editorial
The Cayman Islands remains the preferred domicile for hedge funds despite a backlash against offshore financial centres. The government is now promoting Cayman’s contribution to the world economy.
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.
European Union and US regulations could impact the way custodians do business with hedge funds. At the same time the relationship between custodians and prime brokers is also evolving.
Banks are increasingly using their IT infrastructure to increase their competitive advantage. Learn how this can work in practice.
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Closer scrutiny of documents and more negotiation around the terms of the vehicles being offered by hedge fund managers has meant a larger role being played by offshore legal counsel.
Service providers play a key role in the smooth operation of hedge fund management companies. Increased regulation and investor concerns over counterparty risks make their role even more central.
Blackstone takes an economic stake as a partner in a select number of hedge funds using its size and scale to bring intellectual and financial capital to help nurture and grow a sustainable business.
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.
Deutsche Bank has had a second wave of expansion on its managed account hedge fund platform this year. It has benefited from an increased appetite for managed accounts from a wider investor base.
Investors are embracing managed accounts for direct investment into hedge funds. Investors want their risks and exposures protected from default or counterparty or service provider failure.
Cloud technology could push down the costs for hedge funds of all sizes but fears remain over the counterparty risk of having one service provider for IT. Many are moving to the lower cost model.
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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