John Paulson gets back to his roots as an event driven investor and finds profits in mergers and restructurings in the first quarter while his big bet on gold as a hedge against inflation fails to win...
Several appointments in the hedge fund industry have been announced including changes at EMEA Capital, Lyxor and the Moore Group. Former BlackRock/BGI managing director has started a consultancy
Coming into force in July, the AIFM directive will likely to curb the freedom for prime brokers to reuse assets pledged by hedge funds for collateral, resulting in higher fees for services including leverage,...
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Jack Schwager (pictured), best known for his Market Wizards books, sees capacity constraints as a potential problem for hedge funds as strategies become overcrowded and traders lose their edge
Hedge funds continue to attract bad press and an even worse public image. It is time to improve the relationship with the public, media and politicians – something that will benefit capital flows
Efforts to enhance the corporate governance framework for hedge funds in the Cayman Islands have run into opposition from local fund directors, who take issue with the regulator’s plans to create a public directors’ database
Implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will change Europe’s hedge fund landscape. In this sponsored Q&A, Chief executive officer of Amundi Alternative Investments, Laurent Guillet, says the rules will encourage more money...
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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