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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

Regulators working on mechanisms to handle CCP failure, says FCA

The head of the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has said global regulators are actively discussing mechanisms in which to handle a potential central counterparty clearing house (CCP) default, although refused to say whether Central Banks wo

Posted on: 26 Jun, 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

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: Emerging managers most at risk as PBs confront regulatory costs and falling revenues

Emerging or sub-$150 million managers will be disproportionately impacted as prime brokers increasingly cull smaller hedge fund clients as they grapple with regulatory capital costs and falling profits, operational due diligence executives have sa

Posted on: 17 Oct, 2012

GAIM Ops Paris 2012: Investors should not sit on hedge fund boards

Major investors should not be allowed to sit on hedge fund boards as it could lead to massive conflicts of interest, it has been warned.

Posted on: 16 Oct, 2012
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