Hedge fund industry compensation increased for the third consecutive year although managers appear to be recruiting fewer professionals with an operations background, according to the 2014 Glocap Hedge Fund Compensation report.
AlphaMetrix, the Chicago-based managed accounts platform, has announced it will cease trading today and enter into an orderly liquidation following widespread redemption requests in what should facilitate greater operational due diligence on these
Family office assets are projected to grow by $150 billion through performance and net flows over the next 12 months although just $4 billion of this new capital is likely to be allocated into hedge funds, while managers need to stick to their cor
Ninety-five per-cent of institutional investors would like to see the introduction of a global code of fund governance as regulators including the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continue to take
The expenditure at asset managers of client trading commissions on research from execution brokers and sell-side analysts is likely to fall under increasing institutional investor scrutiny, panellists told a COOConnect breakfast briefing in London
The cash-flow challenges facing AlphaMetrix, the Chicago-based managed account platform, could facilitate investor redemptions and prompt managers to exit the platform, or lead to the company being acquired.
Sovereign wealth funds’ (SWFs) Assets under Management (AuM) grew from $4.62 trillion to $5.38 trillion between 2012 and 2013, and are likely to pump more capital into hedge funds as they improve their understanding of alternatives and could poten