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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.