Analysis

HFM Compensation Survey 2017

Experts note a tough performance climate in 2016 held back comp this year but many expect a pick-up for the year ahead


Under the bonnet: peeking into ‘crowdsourced’ hedge funds

HFMWeek explores the ins and outs of algo platforms and their disruptive potential

Alphapipe/HFMWeek Q3 2017 vendor research

Largest service providers take advantage of positive hedge fund performance in Q3



Alternative data: What are the regulatory risks?

From insider trading to GDPR, managers need to navigate a range of issues


Can Israel become a serious hedge fund hub?

A rich pool of quant talent and an improved regulatory framework have encouraged local hedge fund pros but hurdles remain


That’s entertainment

Why managers need to sharpen up their internal procedures around gifts and hospitality ahead of Mifid II


Defining quant: Investor views on systematic investing  

Many predict the sector to grow significantly from its current position, although allocator tastes vary 


GDPR: It’s time for action

Asset managers with any European dealings could be hit by this new data protection regulation that carries stiff penalties


Could US tax reform spark a move to hedge fund corporates?

Headline tax rate cuts could tempt some managers but experts caution on other important details to be considered


HFM’s 20 for 2018

Following a tough couple of years, industry experts note an uptick in optimism with a decent number of significant and pedigreed launches being prepped


Global hedge fund assets grow by 3.3% in H1 to surpass previous peak

Return to asset peak is a welcome boost for the industry following a challenging 18 months


Elite group of hedge funds grow by 5.7% in H1

Global hedge fund industry’s biggest players continue to accumulate assets


US launch decline leads to dip in overall new fund assets

Launches with $50m or more in assets grew by a marginal 3% in the first half of 2017




What’s on the agenda for European COOs?

Mifid II was the biggest talking point at this year’s HFM European Operational Leaders summit, although talent and cost management and GDPR also stirred plenty of debate


What comes next? The challenges of hedge fund succession planning

HFMWeek research shows the average age at the top 50 hedge fund managers is 58


HFM Asia Service Awards 2017

All the winners from this year’s awards hosted by BBC Asia correspondent Karishma Vaswani


HFM Asia Performance Awards 2017

All the winners from this year’s HFM Asia Hedge Fund Performance Awards held in Singapore


Californicated ops

HFM takes a trip to the West Coast to hear the most pressing operational concerns of managers