Analysis

How do you value a fund admin business?

HFMWeek investigates the considerations made as M&A activity hots up


Esma’s Gentle AIFMD Passport Extension

HFMWeek rounds up reactions to the regulator’s initial passport extension decision last week from market participants in the countries added and those left out

How Basel III is shaking up the sector

Rules coming fully into force in 2019 are already having an impact on costs and reshaping the market



AIFMD: Who Is Thriving And Who Is Still Waiting For Take-Off?

Service providers, large managers and alternative Ucits all benefiting from directive


Will managers be hit by systemic risk rules?

Hedge funds are lobbying the SEC to show pragmatism as it assesses if regime should apply


Should You Be Considering Eltifs?

New vehicle offers distribution benefits but comes with investment restrictions


Don’t Get Caught Out Through Background Checks

Investigations on managers are a critical part of due diligence


What does Martin Wheatley’s FCA exit mean for dealing commissions?

Market participants contemplate resolutions


A Global Guide To Short Selling Regulations

HFMWeek explains short selling rules across the globe as regulators from China to Greece crack the whip


Riding The Multi-Strat Wave

Trium Capital looks to harness increased investor demand for diversified strategies


In-depth: Form ADV extension raises managed account concerns

Proposals for managed accounts to be reported in the Form ADV have provoked a strong reaction from managers


Global regulatory round-up: From Basel III to Mad II

We highlight the big regulatory changes and what you should be keeping an eye out for


SEC interview: keeping the pressure on cyber-security

Ex-hedge fund manager and acting director of the SEC’s OCIE arm Marc Wyatt sets out the regulator’s current priorities




Eclectica interview: Rebuilding The Volcano

Hugh Hendry and Tim Arengo-Jones discuss asset leakage and the lessons learnt from overly prescriptive risk management processes


24th HFMWeek AuA Survey Part 2

Growth continues to be slow but Citco bucks trend to take top spot


Are CSAs Set For A Reprieve?

Last month’s letter from the UK, Germany and France has raised questions over the EU dealing commission rules


Latest HFMWeek admin survey

Assets rise despite a stunted new launch market


How Can You Keep Your Clearing Costs Under Control?

Global regulations are putting significant pressure on a traditionally profitable service for the banks