Research

European administrator survey 2016

Traditional market leader Citco has retained its long-standing position as the top administrator for European hedge funds


Market shares by mandates and by assets for the top PBs in 2016

Morgan Stanley continues to lead in terms of total European hedge fund mandates

2016 assets and new funds surveys show industry challenges in Europe

The European hedge fund industry continued to contract in the second half of 2016



Assets fall, new funds slow as weak performance bites

The European hedge fund industry went into reverse in the first half of 2016, according to the latest statistics by the Hedge Fund Intelligence data and research team


Barclays study highlights growing investor restlessness

Latest bank survey of investor appetite indicates that redemptions and reallocations are continuing to rise due to a sustained period of underperformance and the perception of excessively high fees


Market shares by mandates and assets for the top admin firms

As the top players grow, niche firms continue to carve out successful businesses


Market shares by mandates and assets for the top PBs

As the top prime brokers vie for big fund business, niche areas are opening up for specialist brokers


European assets grow by 4% in 2015 despite tricky H2

The European industry continued to grow in size in 2015 – despite a challenging investment and business climate for hedge funds in Europe, and despite falls in AUM at some well-known firms


Numbers down, assets up as tough climate takes toll

Despite a very challenging launch environment in Europe, a number of high-quality new funds managed to raise substantial assets in 2015 in both the offshore and onshore arenas


European hedge fund assets grow by 5% in first half

The European industry continued to climb in H1 2015 – albeit more slowly than in the US or Asia – despite renewed Eurozone pressures and a wary attitude towards Europe by US and global investors


European hedge fund assets grow by 5% in first half

The European industry continued to climb in H1 2015 – albeit more slowly than in the US or Asia – despite renewed Eurozone pressures and a wary attitude towards Europe by US and global investors


Cost, consolidation, regulation reshape admin business

The opportunities and challenges faced by the fund administration industry within Europe are growing apace, at a time of significant changes in the strategies of individual firms and in the overall dynamics of the business


Major changes ahead for prime brokers and clients

On the face of it, the landscape for the European hedge prime brokerage business has not changed much over the past year. Under the surface, though, an onslaught of new regulation has tipped the industry into a state of flux – and there are some major changes ahead, both for the prime brokers and for their clients too



European hedge fund assets tread water in 2014 after weak H2 gains

Assets in both offshore and onshore European hedge funds fell back in the second half of last year, as a result of lacklustre returns in most strategies and AUM falls at some of Europe’s top firms


Major changes ahead for prime brokers and clients

On the face of it, the landscape for the European hedge prime brokerage business has not changed much over the past year. Under the surface, though, an onslaught of new regulation has tipped the industry into a state of flux – and there are some major changes ahead, both for the prime brokers and for their clients too


2014 new European hedge fund survey highlights convergence of the offshore and onshore markets

A changing regulatory and investor environment continues to alter the structure of the hedge fund industry in Europe, with as many new funds now launching in onshore as in offshore format


European assets hit an all-time high despite 24% decline in managed futures

For charts, please click hereAfter experiencing only anaemic growth in the past several years, assets in European hedge funds have


New fund launches in Europe still flag despite investor resurgence

Although investor appetite for European-focused hedge fund strategies is rallying fast, the difficult business environment in Europe continues to keep new launches at very low levels