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.
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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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.
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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