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Pension funds to continue hedge fund allocations despite CALPERS withdrawal

Pension funds will continue to increase their exposures to hedge funds although fees are likely to face more scrutiny going forward following the high-profile exit from hedge fund investing by California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CALPER

Posted on: 23 Sep, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Bulge bracket prime brokers risk looking short-termist

The decision by bulge bracket prime brokers to terminate certain hedge fund relationships risks looking short-termist and could provide opportunities for the mini-prime brokerage industry, particularly in London.

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

Bloomberg facing growing scrutiny

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

Investors to grow allocations to alternatives

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

Fund managers struggling to meet investor expectations

Fifty-nine per-cent of institutional investors have said their funds have either failed or partially lived up to their expectations over the last 10 years, according to research conducted by Aquila Capital, the €7 billion Germany-based alternative

Posted on: 04 Aug, 2014
Posted in: Investors

FCA authorises three prime brokers to undertake safe-keeping under AIFMD

The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has authorised the prime brokerage arms of Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse and Barclays to undertake the Article 21(8)(a) safe-keeping of financial instruments duties as required under the EU’s Alternative Inv

Posted on: 27 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

CTAs should not be written off

Investors should not write Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) off despite several years of chronic underperformance, it has been said.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Investors warned against fee pressure on early-stage managers

Institutional investors must not exert downward pressure on hedge fund fees if it compromises the quality of operational infrastructure at those businesses.

Posted on: 09 May, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Emerging managers to benefit from return of family office capital

There has been a sizeable growth in seed deals and day-one investments as family offices increasingly regain their confidence in hedge funds.

Posted on: 07 May, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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


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