Firms should enhance investor reporting well in advance of Solvency II and Basel III

Forward-thinking hedge fund managers should consider reporting position-level data to banks and insurers well in advance of Basel III and Solvency II deadlines, according to the chief operating officer at Mesirow Advanced Strategies, the $13.5 bil

Posted on: 05 Feb, 2014
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Irish UCITS funds to re-start marketing campaigns in Chile

Managers of Irish UCITS funds are likely to re-start their marketing efforts in Chile, home to some of Latin America’s most sophisticated pension plans, following an 18 month hiatus.

Posted on: 29 Jan, 2014
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ETFs' AuM could overtake hedge funds, says EY study

Assets invested in Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) could surpass the size of the global hedge fund industry over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a study by Ernst & Young (EY).

Posted on: 27 Jan, 2014
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Family offices returning to hedge funds, according to Preqin data

Family offices are likely to increase their exposure to hedge funds over the next 12 months, with a particular focus on niche or boutique managers, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 22 Jan, 2014
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Hedge fund AuM reaches new record

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) surged to a new record during the last quarter of 2013 to reach $2.63 trillion, according to data from the Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research.

Posted on: 22 Jan, 2014
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Alternatives industry to grow ten-fold in next 20 years

The global alternatives industry will grow ten-fold over the next 20 years as institutions increasingly pile into the sector, particularly hedge funds.

Posted on: 20 Jan, 2014
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Women-owned hedge funds continue to outperform global benchmarks and male rivals

Women-owned or managed hedge funds continue to outperform their male equivalents and global benchmarks, although the overwhelming majority of investors have no plans to increase their capital allocations to thes

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2014
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Monetary policy is starving the fund management industry of what it needs

The year just ended was a good one for equities. Even IPOs were up. Fund managers pursuing equity strategies rose with the markets.

Posted on: 06 Jan, 2014
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Funds of funds continue to suffer redemptions, according to eVestment

Investors redeemed capital from funds of hedge funds for the ninth consecutive quarter albeit at a slower rate, according to a report by eVestment, a research company.

Posted on: 03 Jan, 2014
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COOConnect: Predictions for 2014

In the fifth and final instalment of COOConnect’s series summarising the key events to impact hedge funds in 2013, we look to predict what lies ahead for managers next year.

Predictions for 2014

Posted on: 23 Dec, 2013
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