Analysis

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


Mifid II research reforms set to present operations headache

Experts also predict future knock-on impact in the US over research cost transparency


The AlphaPipe-HFMWeek Service Provider Snapshot Q2:16

Order maintained in four sectors with a number of interesting trends to note


Emerging market hotspots

As yield opportunities dry up at home, managers are searching for value further afield


How to wind down a hedge fund

There are a number of important tasks to fulfil when shuttering a fund




Darwinian forces push FoHFs to evolve or die

Investor demands and market shifts have resulted in FoHFs restructuring to stay relevant


HFM Live: Prioritise security before the SEC comes knocking

HFMWeek and SecureWorks discuss best preparation practices before cybersecurity audits.


Capital at risk: How insurers and hedge funds have adapted to Solvency II

European insurance allocators and their managers have had to evolve to reduce capital charges associated with new regulations


Will anyone use the AIFMD passport extension?

Experts expect low take-up from non-EU countries provided with new marketing route


What will a new president mean for hedge funds?

As the Democrats and Republicans confirm their respective presidential nominees, HFMWeek looks at their campaign platforms