As more institutional investors opt for hedge funds, robust risk management is being seen as a central function needed in order to raise capital, according to a survey by Prmia and SunGard APT
Eric Pellicciaro, the former head of global rates investments at BlackRock, will manage a global macro portfolio for Mariner’s newly launched incubation fund
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UAE rules have changed to exempt registration for private placement of foreign funds, overturning regulations adopted in 2012 that lengthened the process of offering hedge funds to local investors
Hedge funds are under pressure to differentiate and explain their worth concludes a survey by SEI. Managers need to work with investors to find portfolio solutions rather than offer products
CF Partners, active in the commodities market since 2006, has launched a long/short equity hedge fund after hiring Alvaro Ventosa from Spanish fund manager Cygnus Asset Management
Derivative claims are a way for fund investors to sue a fund’s manager. A recent English court decision highlights the contrast between limited partnership derivative claims in England and in Cayman
Apex Fund Services is providing start-up hedge fund managers with a range of options to keep costs down, including free office space in several major cities around the globe. It will also offer advice
The eurozone faces mounting political and social tensions. Its latest policy moves on the Cyprus bailout are likely to exacerbate the situation as longer-term problems remain, concludes Saxo’s Hardy
Hermes has partnered with private equity company Northern Lights Capital Group to create an acceleration capital fund. Its first investment is in a credit long/short fund run by US-based Taurasi
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority has opened negotiations with Esma on a co-operation agreement on the EU’s AIFM directive. Separately, its consultation on hedge fund directorships has closed
Analysis from JP Morgan shows strong relationship between intra-stock correlation and equity long/short hedge fund returns
US asset manager Principal Global Investors acquires majority stake in FoHF manager as traditional distributors move into the struggling sector
China is showing encouraging signs that it is willing to open its market to foreign investors and funds. Hedge funds are still excluded from the market but steps are being taken in the right directi...
Man Group is looking at opportunities for acquisitions and establishing a larger presence in the US hedge fund market.
Institutional investors are set to allocate 11% more to hedge funds this year, according to a Deutsche Bank survey. Less money is flowing to FoHFs while emerging managers are in favour.
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