The valuation of hedge fund assets has become an issue fraught with tension. Fund administrators say they are up to the task. Fund managers believe they alone have the knowledge needed.
A forum sponsored by BNP Paribas, Butterfield Fulcrum, HSBC and UBS, fund administrators discusses issues of concern to investors and hedge funds: middle office, fees, regulation and due diligence.
Blue Skye Special Opportunities Fund blends asset-based investments (NPLs, public administration credit, real estate), special opportunity lending, distressed credit and corporate restructuring.
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In or outsourcing? Hedge funds are considering their options as some functions like fund valuations are brought back in-house while other middle and back office operations remain outsourced.
The US still dominates the hedge funds industry with investors there more willing and able to accept higher risk/higher reward investment strategies. But increased regulation is changing the industry.
Ireland offers a wide range of structures suitable for hedge funds within a flexible and well-regulated environment. The jurisdiction is the largest hedge fund administration centre in the world.
“Do exchange traded funds (ETFs), replication products and passive indexes give investors a better option than direct investment into hedge funds? How can hedge funds compete?”
As fund administrators slim down operations, questions are being raised over the long-term viability of the service in Cayman.
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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