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GAIM Ops Cayman: A summary

Here is a summary of the key points at GAIM Ops Cayman, which was held at The Ritz Carlton Hotel between April 7 and April 9.

Posted on: 10 Apr, 2014
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GAIM Ops Cayman: Hedge funds urged to hold AGMs

Hedge fund managers should hold annual general meetings (AGMs) or publish declarations on a yearly basis confirming their funds are being run according to the prospectuses

Posted on: 10 Apr, 2014
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GAIM Ops Cayman: Investors clamping down on fund expenses

A growing number of institutional investors are asking fund administrators to provide monthly data on their underlying hedge fund managers’ expenses.

Posted on: 08 Apr, 2014
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SEC guidance to permit investor testimonials

Testimonials from investors on social media praising investment managers could be permitted following recently published guidance from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Posted on: 04 Apr, 2014
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ALFI: UCITS and AIFs could be marketed to China within five years

UCITS and AIFs could be marketed to Chinese investors within the next five years, according to the chairman of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI).

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2014
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ALFI: HNWIs returning to hedge funds although AIFMD causing distribution challenges

Appetite among high-net-worth-individuals (HNWIs) for hedge funds is growing, although the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is causing distribution challenges within the EU, it has been said.

Posted on: 18 Mar, 2014
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Capacity tops investors' concerns

One of the most interesting findings to emerge from Credit Suisse’s annual investor survey was that the top concern for allocators in 2014 were fears some of the larger hedge funds could reach capacity.

Posted on: 17 Mar, 2014
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Paul Woolley is digging at the foundations of modern portfolio theory

One of the curiosities of the long and unresolved financial crisis is how little damage it has done to the theoretical foundations of investment management.

Posted on: 17 Mar, 2014
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Operations for Alternatives (OFA) Conference: A Summary

Held in the opulent surroundings of the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida, the inaugural Operations for Alternatives (OFA) conference proved highly dynamic and well attended.

Posted on: 10 Mar, 2014
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What explains the weird hold investment consultants have over their pension fund clients?

The dependence of the pension fund industry of the United Kingdom on the investment consultants is a form of psychological captivity familiar to any abusive relationship.

Posted on: 10 Mar, 2014
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