Analysis

Majority of hedge funds charging investors for research

HFM research reveals few paying out of P&L as FCA starts probe into Mifid inducement rules


Donkey dollars: Hedge fund donors turn to the Dems

Hedge fund donors turn to Democrats ahead of the 2018 midterm elections

Could more prime brokers wave goodbye to cap intro?

HFMWeek explores the pressures being applied on bank business models and asks whether others will follow BNP Paribas’ move to outsource cap intro



The SEC turns up the heat on gatekeeper responsibilities

More service providers seek additional protection in their terms in light of extra scrutiny


HFM 500: Large investors drive change in the hedge fund model

The growth in institutional investors, and their demanding requirements, has been a big trend over the past 14 years


HFM 500: Admins thrive post-crisis with M&A a constant trend

Regulatory and investor pressures  have forced managers to outsource more functions


HFM 500: The rise of the CCO as regulators toughen up

HFM looks back at regulatory changes since launch in 2004, as global regulators responded to the financial crisis with tough new rules and burdens


HFM 500: 14 years of prime broker hokey cokey

The financial crisis and subsequent regulations have left a huge mark on the PB space


HFM 500: A look back at HFM’s coverage since launch

A period of stunning highs and lows that has seen the industry mature and institutionalise to meet the changing demands of its investors


Global HF assets exceed all-time peak to surpass $3trn in 2017

HFM Global survey shows traditional global hedge fund industry grew 7.1% in full calendar year


Finding a new home: The questions to ask when moving Ucits platforms

Amid the current pull-back from investment banks, HFMWeek examines the options for managers when they are looking to switch Ucits umbrellas


Debate continues on Esma’s delegated duties stance post-Brexit

Political experts are hopeful a sensible compromise can be reached


Advertising compliance continues to be a challenge for hedge funds

Experts highlight social media concerns and common violations ahead of a proposed change in the rules




HFM Global $10bn Dollar Club

Strong growth from big quant names drives 10% asset increase among the largest hedge funds


Last minute GDPR guidance as the deadline approaches

A digestible summary of expert advice ahead of the EU data protection regulation coming into force on 25 May


HFM Global: 2017 launch analysis

New fund numbers surge across all regions; equity strategies remain most in demand


Up close and personal: How hedge funds monitor employee trading

Major firms tweak policies to keep up with technology and investment trends


AP1 revamps hedge fund portfolio and seeks idiosyncratic approaches

Swedish pension is internalising much of its CTA/global macro book, Martin Källström explains