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SEC commences examinations of liquid alternative funds

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

McKinsey survey highlights convergence of traditional and alternative managers

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

Liquid alternatives warned on compliance obligations as SEC inspections loom

It is essential alternative mutual funds have in place liquidity terms and leverage profiles that meet the compliance requirements enshrined in the ’40 Act if they are to not fall foul of the upcoming examinations being undertaken by the Securitie

Posted on: 21 Jul, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Monaco: A summary

COOConnect attended the GAIM Conference in Monte Carlo, which was celebrating its twentieth anniversary. Here is a summary of the key points.

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

GAIM: Liquid alternatives' AuM could soon rival hedge funds

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.

Posted on: 18 Jun, 2014
Posted in: Investors

SEC scrutinising liquid alternatives

Hedge funds embracing liquid alternative structures have been advised to ensure their products are in compliance with the liquidity and leverage restrictions enshrined in the 40’ Act rules following growing interest from the Securities and Exchang

Posted on: 29 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

GAIM Ops Cayman: A summary

Here is a summary of the key points at GAIM Ops Cayman, which was held at The Ritz Carlton Hotel between April 7 and April 9.

Posted on: 10 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Investors

Liquid alternatives growing at faster rate than hedge funds, says Barclays study

The liquid alternatives industry is growing at a faster rate than traditional hedge funds as investor interest in these regulated structures shows no sign of abating, according to a study by Barclays Prime Services.

Posted on: 02 Apr, 2014
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Operations for Alternatives (OFA) Conference: A Summary

Held in the opulent surroundings of the PGA National Resort & Spa in Palm Beach, Florida, the inaugural Operations for Alternatives (OFA) conference proved highly dynamic and well attended.

Posted on: 10 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Investors

OFA: Investors bullish on hedge funds

Investor interest in both large and small hedge funds, not to mention managers running liquid alternative strategies is set to grow exponentially, it has been said.

Posted on: 05 Mar, 2014
Posted in: Investors

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