Institutional managed accounts platforms such as those backed by investment banks or large-scale asset managers are likely to see a surge in interest from allocators at the expense of boutique providers following the on-going events at AlphaMetrix
The main selling points for managed accounts since the acute phase of the financial crisis in 2008 introduced investors to gates and other inhibitions are transparency, liquidity, high levels of governance and diminished co-investor risk.
Manmohan Singh of the International Monetary Fund has done more than any other public official to improve understanding of the role played by so-called shadow banking - of which prime broker-intermediated financing of hedge funds is the classic i
If SunGard commissions the Aite Group to survey hedge fund managers, we can be confident that the technology and outsourcing vendor will be delighted if the respondents say they are going to increase their technology expenditure and outsource more
Investors should be increasingly diligent when reviewing hedge fund expenses, while managers ought to be more specific about what they intend to charge to the fund in offering memoranda, says PAAMCO, the $8.7 billion emerging manager focused fund
Hedge funds have been advised to seek reassurance from Bloomberg that they have not been subject to any data privacy breaches in light of revelations that the company’s journalists had inappropriate access to terminal data.