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The dominance of Bloomberg over the fund management industry and Wall Street more broadly could be coming to an end amid a host of challenges to its historic stranglehold.

Posted on: 21 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Technology

More than 35% of institutional investors intend to increase their exposures to  alternative asset classes, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Private funds’ Regulatory Assets under Management (RAuM) totals $8.8 trillion, of which hedge  funds and private equity vehicles comprise $4.04 trillion and $1.9 trillion respectively, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC)...

Posted on: 19 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

The buy-side is struggling to report details of the collateral of their non-clearable derivatives transactions as mandated under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Posted on: 18 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Institutional investors received $568 billion in distributions from private equity firms in 2013, the highest annual amount ever recorded, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 15 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun its long-awaited sweep examinations of alternative mutual funds  

Posted on: 14 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is likely to re-define the income and net-worth threshold for what constitutes an accredited investor in what could make it harder for early-stage hedge funds and other private funds to solicit capital...

Posted on: 12 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hedge fund managers should not seek to replicate private equity investment strategies amid concerns there could be a liquidity mismatch, it has been warned.

Posted on: 11 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

The convergence between alternatives and traditional asset managers looks set to continue with liquid alternative mutual funds likely to account for up to 50% of net new retail revenues over the next five years, according to a report by McKinsey...

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) issued fines of more than £346.3 million for market abuse related breaches in 2013, according to research by Kinetic Partners, the regulatory compliance consultancy.

Posted on: 07 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

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