Liquid alternatives, such as ’40 Act alternative mutual funds and absolute return UCITS, are where exchange traded funds (ETFs) were in 2006, while some speculate the sector could rival offshore hedge funds by assets within five years.
Lack of transparency, inadequate compliance procedures, poor segregation of duties, inexperience and inappropriate valuation policies are the five most frequently cited red-flags in operational due diligence, according to a Deutsche Bank Global Pr
Managers risk disruption to their businesses or being in non-compliance with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is yet to give regulatory approval to a number of AIFMD depositar
Standalone fund administrators offering full depository services subject to strict liability for the restitution of assets under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) must ensure they have sufficient balance sheet capital to h
The global hedge fund industry is projected to double from $2.9 trillion to $5.8 trillion by 2018 while there is an increasingly blurred line between investors and hedge funds as the former start to build out their own asset management organisatio