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GAIA points the way to the automation of hedge fund subscriptions and redemptions

Bill Gourlay, who previously ran the fund management strategy group at RBC in London, arrived at investment management industry technology consultants Idea Group as CEO in December 2013.

Posted on: 21 Jan, 2016

Crestbridge receives Jersey ‘ManCo’ licence

Crestbridge in Jersey has been approved by the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) to provide Management Company (ManCo) solutions to Jersey funds.

Posted on: 18 Nov, 2015

Alpha opportunities have improved

Brooks Ritchey, Senior Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Construction at K2 Advisors LLC, spoke to COOConnect at GAIM Monaco about the hedge fund alpha cycle and how opportunities have improved.

Posted on: 14 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Hedge funds increasingly enter into alternative lending

COOConnect spoke to Peter Coates, CEO at Omni Partners, at GAIM Monaco, about hedge funds increasingly entering into alternative lending, the challenges and risks, and the level of institutional investor interest into these products.

Posted on: 13 Jul, 2015
Posted in: Video Features

Solvency II capital charges should be lowered

European regulators should lower the Solvency II capital charges for insurers investing into hedge funds just as they did for private equity, it has been argued.

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds Conference - a summary

Here is a summary of some of the key issues at the Association of the Luxembourg Funds Industry (ALFI) alternative investment conference.

Posted on: 28 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

Institutional investors increasingly launching operational platforms for hedge funds

An increasing number of institutional investors are building internal operational platforms or umbrella platforms for emerging portfolio managers to leverage upon.

Posted on: 14 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Hybrid fund vehicles urged to implement rigorous Chinese Walls

Hedge fund managers launching or acquiring equity stakes in private equity or venture capital firms must ensure they have adequate Chinese Walls in place to prevent conflicts of interest arising through separate vehicles, according to Seward &

Posted on: 03 Nov, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Asset owners taking holistic approach to collateral management

Asset owners are increasingly taking a holistic approach to their collateral management processes as a result of their growing retreat from securities lending coupled with the migration of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives instruments into centra

Posted on: 29 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Solvency II will facilitate retreat from alternatives by insurers, says UBS/PwC study

More than two-thirds of insurance companies intend to scale back their exposures to alternative asset managers as a result of regulation, according to a survey by UBS Fund Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers (Pw

Posted on: 23 Oct, 2014
Posted in: Regulation


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