Analysis

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Raising seed capital

Pre-deal negotiations between emerging managers and seed providers dominated the agenda at HFMWeek’s September US breakfast briefing


5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Extending the passport and AIFMD one year on

Key AIFMD issues range from passport extensions to reporting problems and reverse inquiry grey areas

Plug and play or independence: What are your options? 

As the launch environment gets tougher, there are a number of routes to take



LLP V Co: UK tax changes are muddying the waters

Recent policy changes mean there are a number of new factors to consider when looking to launch or restructure your firm


European remuneration rules: Is the bark worse than the bite?

Managers have lots to consider but the pay rule reality is not as bad as some fear


HFMWeek/AlphaPipe Service Provider Snapshot Q2 2015

Good inflows into hedge funds in the second quarter serve as boost to larger service providers


Dodd-Frank: Five years on

Half a decade into Dodd-Frank, HFMWeek examines the changes it has brought to the industry and what managers should expect in the future


FoHFs expand their seeding footprint

Managers increasingly opting for founder share class investment rather than giving up equity by Alex Cardno


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