Analysis

The slow but steady charge of the Canadian prime brokers

Several big banks are spotting opportunities to expand their services south of the border


California dreaming: Tech talent, tax and investor growth in the Golden State

HFMWeek examines what attracts hedge funds to the West Coast 

Is the SEC’s derivatives crackdown dead in the water?

HFMWeek asks what’s next for the SEC’s Rule 18f-4 plans which would have hit managed futures mutual funds hard



Standing out from the crowd: The quest for long/short equity funds to prove their worth

Specialist equity managers are back on the radar, but how do funds in the sector catch the eye of allocators?


Europe to remain Chenavari’s specialty

Loïc Fery, CEO & co-CIO of the $5.5bn manager, sets out where he is spotting growth opportunities across the continent


EntrustPermal interview: FoHF merger momentum

EnTrust combining with Permal at the start of last year saw two veteran FoHF names join forces. HFMWeek checks in with CEO Gregg Hymowitz to review progress


Cost pressures drive more firms to look at outsourced trading

Investor sentiment is slowly shifting as more emerging managers look to move trading functions to third-party providers


HFMTV: What does Trump’s administration have in store for hedge funds?

The HFM Washington Report quizzes top policy experts on the latest political and regulatory moves likely to impact alternatives


The evolving trends in hedge fund distribution

In-depth research by HFM Global and Citco reveals manager preferences on product expansion, asset-raising and personnel


The SEC speaks: What is the regulator saying to hedge funds?

HFMWeek outlines five areas of focus for the US alternatives sector from the recent Washington DC conference


The drivers behind the increasing appetite to outsource 

Investor sentiment, recruitment dilemmas, technology innovations and cost considerations all highlighted   


Regulating big data: The concerns that need addressing

Experts raise a number of questions around liability, privacy and jurisdictional oversight


New consultant platform aims to squeeze costs

HFMWeek examines Willis Towers Watson’s digital marketplace for allocators and managers




Gauging the gatekeepers

HFMWeek takes a look at hedge fund consultants’ assets over the last 21 months amid poor industry performance and investor angst


Managing expectations: How a quest for control is driving managed account growth

HFMWeek examines why investors are increasing turning to these structures, despite manager reservations


SBCERA – driving a harder bargain

HFMWeek interviews the CIO of the $8.7bn San Bernardino County Employees Retirement Association about recent portfolio shifts and the continuing pressure being applied on hedge fund managers


The Alphapipe-HFMWeek Service Provider Snapshot Q4:2016

Provider rankings remain largely unchanged as table-toppers go unchallenged in Q4


Healthcare under Trump: A new distressed play?

Managers say president Trump’s plans to ‘repeal and replace’ ObamaCare and crack down on drug companies could create new opportunities