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Hedge fund compensation continues to grow

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.

Posted on: 31 Oct, 2013
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AlphaMetrix liquidates funds amid cash flow problems

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

Posted on: 31 Oct, 2013
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Family offices scaling back hedge fund exposure, according to Barclays study

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

Posted on: 30 Oct, 2013
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Global code of fund governance urged amid regulatory clampdown on conflicts of interest

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

Posted on: 28 Oct, 2013
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People alpha key to delivering returns, says Citi Prime Finance survey

Hedge funds that invest more in people management tend to deliver higher average returns than their peers, according to a study by Citi Prime Finance.

Posted on: 22 Oct, 2013
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COO Breakfast briefing: Asset managers warned on research costs

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

Posted on: 22 Oct, 2013
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AlphaMetrix's cash challenges worries market participants

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.

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2013
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Sovereign wealth fund boost for hedge fund managers

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

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2013
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Gottex partners up to provide seed capital for Asian managers

Gottex Fund Management, the Swiss fund of funds, is partnering with Headland Strategic to provide seed capital for hedge fund managers in Asia.

Posted on: 08 Oct, 2013
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South Africa's hedge fund AuM reaches new high

Assets under Management (AuM) in South Africa’s hedge fund industry reached a high of R40 billion ($3.97 billion), according to a survey by Novare Investments, an Africa-focused asset manager.

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2013
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