A review of 2011: Hectic but manageable

2011 has been a turbulent year. Uprisings, urban riots and middle class anti-capitalist demonstrators have dominated the headlines.

Posted on: 21 Dec, 2011

European intermediary fund distributors to unveil new products and lower fees, Greenwich Associates survey reveals

European intermediary distributors of investment funds intend to unveil new products and potentially reduce fees as attracting investor capital becomes increasingly difficult, according to a survey by Greenwich Associates.

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2011

Canadian hedge funds could double AuM in next five years, says AIMA Canada

The Canadian hedge fund industry could double its assets under management (AuM) over the next five years, according to the chair of AIMA (Alternative Investment Management Association) Canada.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2011

2012 could be good year for hedge funds despite volatility, says HFR's Heinz

Hedge funds have reason to be optimistic in 2012 despite the ongoing market volatility, Kenneth Heinz, president of Hedge Fund Research (HFR) has claimed.

Posted on: 12 Dec, 2011

Hedge funds express concern over eurozone, according to Aksia poll

Some 42% of hedge fund managers anticipate Italy and Spain will either default or restructure, according to a survey by research firm Aksia.

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2011

Institutional investors warned on pigeon-holing their managers

The growing “tick-box” mentality of some institutional investors is damaging creativity in the hedge fund space and could lead to potential “star” managers shunning the industry altogether, it has been warned.

Posted on: 24 Nov, 2011

Debate rages over viability of outsourcing hedge fund COO function

Debate is raging as to whether hedge funds, particularly start-ups, should be outsourcing the chief operating officer (COO) role.

Posted on: 23 Nov, 2011

Citi unveils outsourcing framework for hedge funds

Citi has launched a new outsourcing framework for hedge funds as the industry continues to grapple with increased regulation and investor demands.

Posted on: 10 Nov, 2011

NorthPoint launches alternative mutual funds business

Northpoint, the prime services unit of ConvergEx Group, has launched an alternative mutual funds division.

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2011

Asian hedge fund assets see fall in first quarter

There was a contraction in the Asian hedge fund industry with assets dropping 5% from $152 billion to $145 billion in the first half of 2011, according to AsiaHedge.

Posted on: 27 Sep, 2011


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