What is the future for ETFs that provide exposure to hidden assets such as hedge funds, private equity and volatility?
Putting a stop to prop
Paul Ruddock, co-founder and CEO of Lansdowne Partners, the London-based hedge fund with $16 billion of assets under management, talks to Hedge Funds Review about the industry and its future.
FoHFs see limited diversification benefits
Crop of the props
RBS being sued in the US by Highland Capital for $100 million
UK FSA's Hedge Fund survey and Hedge Fund as Counterparty survey find systemic risk low, but it does offer limited warnings
Credit goes back to basics
Market-damaging behaviour should be controlled, but separation or elimination of high-frequency trading would be damaging to the market’s equilibrium, ClientKnowledge argues in research published today
Panel participants encourage buy-side firms to engage with CCPs early to avoid a last-minute rush
Gateway to Asia
Alternative Fund Administration Survey 2011
A dangerous game
When Stanley Fink decided to come out of retirement after only a couple of months, few were surprised. The man who was one of the dominating characters of the hedge fund industry commands respect.
A conventional play
Panellists at Risk Europe, held in early April in Brussels, claim banks are demanding much higher levels of collateral from hedge funds today, reducing a source of systemic risk
A selection of videos from the Risk Europe 2011 conference on April 5 & 6 in Brussels, Belgium
New York SEC director says two managers “violated the most fundamental duties of an investment adviser"
A dangerous game
Recent global events have not dented the popularity of dispersion trades among hedge funds, claim bankers
Stephen Diggle, co-founder of defunct Singapore hedge fund Artradis, which closed after incurring losses of $700 million, will re-launch an Asian long volatility fund under his new vehicle Vulpes Investment Management in May.
Artradis was one of Asia’s most successful hedge funds until it hit difficulties in 2009 and 2010 that resulted in losses of $700 million and culminated in its closure in late February. But the fund’s co-founder says error of judgement and a lack...