20 for 2017: HFMWeek looks at the funds tipped to make it big in the coming year

See which funds HFMWeek thinks will make the biggest splash in the coming 12 months

Alt financing: State Street adds P2P function to financing unit

US bank and servicing giant is experimenting with new hedge fund lending solutions

Alt financing: Citco sees co-investment and liquidity partnership opportunities

HFMWeek speaks to the firms looking to fill the hole left by traditional financing players

Fee pressures: Which concessions are worth it?

HFMWeek examines the options available to managers

The great wall of Chinese money

HFMWeek was in Hong Kong recently to hear managers, investors and prime brokers discuss how mainland assets and funds are reshaping the sector

Mifid II clarity: Transparency in the UK

HFMWeek takes a look at the highlights of the FCA’s third consultation paper on Mifid II implementation

SEC looks to show it means business with Cooperman charges

The SEC launches action against legendary investor Leon Cooperman

Why hedge funds are so keen on LinkedIn (though restrictions apply)

Varying internal rules apply across managers while the platform has become a vital DD tool for investors

How to manage pay-to-play in election season

HFMWeek explores how hedge funds have tightened up staff procedures so as not to fall foul of strict regime

Is Latin America opening up for hedge funds?

HFMWeek explores whether pension changes in some countries and growing private wealth will create new opportunities

What’s on the agenda for European COOs?

We summarise industry best practice and the big regulatory trends set to impact the sector, based on discussions at HFM’s seventh annual European Operational Leaders’ Summit

US liquid alts fall out of fashion as Ucits rise continues

‘40 Act funds are facing pressure from regulators, fees, and low returns

Commodity fund revival?

HFMWeek examines a relative pick-up in interest after years of poor returns, outflows and closures

Hedge funds waking up to ESG benefits

After years of casual indifference from much of the sector, more managers are seeing the business and investment benefits of abiding by responsible investing standards

Taking steps to engage insurers

The pull-back of MetLife and AIG does not herald the end for insurance companies’ hedge fund investments

Next generation: hedge fund recruitment

HFMWeek investigates why industry giants are developing graduate programmes and the challenges they present

A safe pair of hands

Luke Ellis takes up the baton from Pimco-bound Manny Roman with a ‘sensible’ reshuffle in his first week as Man Group CEO

Quant and credit set to drive a pick-up in launch activity

Industry figures report a noticeable increase in new structured credit and systematic vehicles being prepped