An increasing number of hedge fund managers are offering investors co-investment opportunities through special purpose vehicles (SPVs) as the convergence between hedge funds and private equity continues to grow.
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 &
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) decision to harmonise its rules governing advertising and general solicitation at alternative investment fund managers with those of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will have a limited
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is likely to re-define the income and net-worth threshold for what constitutes an accredited investor in what could make it harder for early-stage hedge funds and other private funds to solicit capital
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
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
The proposals by the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), the US government agency mandated under Dodd-Frank to monitor systemic risk, to label some asset managers including hedge funds as “systemically important financial institutions” (