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
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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
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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 tra

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

Facebook for Forex cuts the costs of FX bargains: An Integral part of business

Integral has a simple idea: to cut the cost of foreign exchange trading by using technology to widen the number of counterparties market participants can do business with.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2011

Remuneration: Another attack on the hedge fund industry

Stifling innovation and industry in the financial heart of London appears to be a recreation of choice among some figures in the European Union (EU) at the moment.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2011
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Moving onto clearing: Hedge funds entering into unchartered territory

Assessing the potential impact central counterparty clearing (CCP) will have on hedge fund operations is a bit like stepping into the unknown.

Posted on: 14 Jan, 2011
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Nobody's puppet marketer

The hedge fund industry continues to attract capital, but in modest amounts, and at speeds which are uncomfortably slow.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011

How to market a fund successfully in Asia

Triple A Partners is a third party marketing organisation based in Hong Kong. Its CEO Paul Smith told COOConnect that Asian investors are little different from their counterparts in Europe and North America.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2011


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