Mandatory clearing of OTC derivatives contracts by 2012 is having a mixed impact on hedge fund strategies. Main worries concern costs and the possible difficulty in maintaining viable strategies.
Man Group expects more pension fund administrators as well as institutional investors to favour infrastructure managed accounts in future. Asian and US investment is also expected to grow.
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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Following the liquidity crisis of 2008, institutional investors are turning to managed account platforms as an alternative to direct investment. Hedge fund managers also see advantages in joining MAPs.
Australian asset allocators, fuelled by the fourth-largest pension investment management market in the world, will increasingly turn to good hedge fund and fund of hedge funds managers for returns.
Constantly on the brink of crisis, the 17-nation eurozone is fast approaching the point where it will either continue or admit defeat and fade into history.
Despite poor performance so far this year, activist hedge funds are in a position to take advantage of the opportunities panic-selling and a tougher refinancing market will create in the medium term.
With around $25 billion of assets under management and long-term advice, Cairn Capital’s focus on credit is the bedrock on which the company wants to build an asset management empire.
Easy money in emerging markets is over. Developing markets are attracting much more interest with hedge fund managers running this strategy expecting increased allocations over the next few years.
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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