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...
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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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
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.