GAIM Ops Dublin - The Summary

Here is a summary of GAIM Ops, Dublin, which took place from 8-10 October 2014. COOConnect editor Charles Gubert was in attendance at the conference in the Republic of Ireland.

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Operations

GAIM Ops: Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge

Alternative sources of hedge fund financing could emerge as prime brokers scale back their financing as banks seek to meet their Basel III capital requirements.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

GAIM Ops: Emerging managers warned on challenges

Managers need Assets under Management (AuM) of between $100 million and $150 million if they are to break-even amid growing regulatory scrutiny and pressure from investors to institutionalise their businesses.

Posted on: 13 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Launches

GAIM Ops: Asian fund passporting schemes could threaten UCITS

A source close to the Central Bank of Ireland (CBI), the Irish regulator, has said fund passporting schemes in Asia could facilitate reduced access for UCITS managers to investors in the region.

Posted on: 10 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops Paris: Smaller managers seeking AIFMD distribution benefits, says AMF

More than half of the AIFMs authorised in France are below the €100 million threshold set by the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to the country’s regulator.

Posted on: 13 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops Paris 2013: Investors demand more information on terms given to seeders

Institutional allocators are increasingly asking launch managers or early-stage hedge funds to supply them with information about the terms and conditions afforded to their seed investors, it has been said at GAIM Ops in Paris. 

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Investors

GAIM Ops Paris 2013: Investors putting greater focus on fund expenses

Investors should be increasingly diligent when reviewing hedge fund expenses to prevent inappropriate charges being borne by the fund, it has been said.

Posted on: 12 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Towers Watson rejects criticism that consultants are biased towards largest managers

Towers Watson has rejected criticism that investment consultants are inherently biased towards only the largest managers during their hedge fund selection process. 

Posted on: 15 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Principles-based guidance on corporate governance should be offered by regulators

Regulators should provide principles-based guidance on corporate governance rather than binding rules, the director of legal and compliance at BlackRock has said.

Posted on: 22 Apr, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: A Summary

An industry conference veteran once joked he never failed to see the irony of hedge fund managers and investment bankers moaning about their ever-growing expense ratios from the confines of five star hotels.  It is perhaps for this reason GAIM Ops

Posted on: 21 Oct, 2012


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