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Jefferies hoping to bolster prime brokerage operations in Israel

Jefferies is attempting to fill the prime brokerage void in Israel as the country’s domestic hedge fund industry continues to show promising signs of growth.

Posted on: 21 May, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Private investor capital in hedge funds at pre-crisis levels, finds Goldman Sachs survey

Private investor capital managed by hedge funds has returned to levels not seen since 2008, according to a survey of allocators conducted by the capital introductions arm of Goldman Sachs Prime Services.

Posted on: 30 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Liquid alternatives growing at faster rate than hedge funds, says Barclays study

The liquid alternatives industry is growing at a faster rate than traditional hedge funds as investor interest in these regulated structures shows no sign of abating, according to a study by Barclays Prime Services.

Posted on: 02 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Cap intro model could be threatened by AIFMD

Cap intro teams at prime brokers could be forced to rethink their business model when hosting events or introducing hedge funds to potential investors within the European Union (EU) following passage of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Dir

Posted on: 14 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Hedge fund AuM to reach new peak, according to Credit Suisse survey

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) will grow by 12% or $300 billion to reach an all-time high of $2.8 trillion, according to the sixth annual Credit Suisse investor survey.

Posted on: 12 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Hedge fund assets could reach $3 trillion, according to Deutsche Bank

Hedge fund Assets under Management (AuM) are expected to reach $3 trillion by the end of 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, according to the Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance Alternative Investment Survey.

Posted on: 18 Feb, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

J.P. Morgan warns hedge funds on Basel III implications

Hedge funds will be forced to reassess their prime brokerage relationships once Basel III capital requirements are imposed on investment banks while some managers should consider developing internal treasury functions to enable direct access to fu

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Barclays predicts significant inflows into hedge funds despite performance concerns

Barclays Prime Services is predicting new flows into hedge funds could reach levels not seen since 2007 despite 46% of investors complaining managers had failed to meet their return expectations.

Posted on: 15 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Managers need $300 million to break-even, according to Citi Prime Finance

Hedge fund managers need at least $300 million in Assets under Management (AuM) to enable the management fee to cover their operating costs and regulatory requirements, according to Citi Prime  Finance’s 2013 Business Expense Benchmark survey. 

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Growth in hedge funds launching long-only products, according to Deutsche Bank study

A growing number of hedge funds are diversifying their businesses and launching traditional long-only strategies bringing them into direct competition with asset managers, according to a study by Deutsche Bank Markets Prime Finance.

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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