COO Connect Editorial: Interview with Sandy Kaul, US head of business advisory services at Citi Prime Finance

With the growing institutionalisation of hedge funds, operational infrastructure has come to the fore. However, as many managers have quickly discovered, these overhead costs build up and increasingly squeeze upon alpha generation.

Posted on: 08 Dec, 2011
Posted in: FeatureOperations

CCPs and their implications for the buy-side: Interview with Jon Hitchon, head of Deutsche Bank Market Clearing

Central counterparty (CCP) clearing houses, without doubt, look set to become one of – if not the – most systemically important financial institutions (SIFIs) in the marketplace once clearing reforms are implemented next year under the US Dodd Fr

Posted on: 30 Nov, 2011
Posted in: FeatureOperations

Can an operational rating from Moody’s help a hedge fund raise money?

Institutional investors expect institutional quality operations at the hedge funds they invest in.

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2011

COOConnect Editorial: Interview with Tony Gau, CEO of TG OPTIMA

New York-based technology vendor TG OPTIMA has launched a software application that aims to improve the speed and efficiency of interactions between dealers at fund management firms and their execution counterparts at investment banks.

Posted on: 01 Sep, 2011

Newedge dares to be different

Newedge, the agency broker jointly owned by Credit Agricole and Société Générale, first entered the prime brokerage business as the provider of choice to CTAs and global macro and commodity funds.

Posted on: 03 Jun, 2011

Ucits and Alternative Strategies: Not Necessarily a Match Made in Heaven

Managers in the EU and US are facing up to the hard fact that the freedoms they enjoyed before the financial crisis are now being significantly circumscribed by governments and financial regulators.

Posted on: 20 May, 2011
Posted in: FeatureOperations

COO Connect Editorial: Interview with Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan, chief executive officer of Laven Partners

Prior to 2008, operational due diligence undertaken by sophisticated investors was viewed as intrusive and time consuming by hedge fund managers.

Posted on: 09 May, 2011
Posted in: FeatureOperations

COO Connect Editorial: Interview with Leigh Walters, executive director and head of global sales at Omgeo

It has been almost two years since post-trade service provider Omgeo and EuroCCP, the pan-European clearing house, announced they had joined forces in launching a pan-European equities central counterparty (CCP) clearing service for hedge fund tr

Posted on: 03 May, 2011

COO Connect Editorial: Interview with William Cohan, author

It has been more than 142 years since Marcus Goldman founded what has become the bastion of Wall Street capitalism.

Posted on: 26 Apr, 2011

How hedge funds should worry about cash

Many hedge funds ended 2010 between 20 and 40 per cent invested in cash.

Posted on: 28 Feb, 2011


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