Analysis

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


New Irish Location Rule triggers post-Brexit concerns

UK managers with Ucits or Aifs based in Dublin may have to add EEA directors while US managers will also be impacted


Point72 CCO reveals post-SAC Capital compliance overhaul

$11bn family office has hired a number of senior compliance staff from regulatory roles


Regulatory round-up: What you need to know

HFMWeek explains the latest shifts and developments in the regulations managers need to have on their radar




HFM Breakfast Five takeaways: The latest trends in US hedge fund hiring

Hedge fund sector met at the Lamb’s Club, New York today to discuss recruitment


HFM hedge fund compensation survey

Our global salary survey of hedge fund managers large and small has revealed a diverse universe of pay packages, benefits and contract clauses


HFM Webinar: EU Referendum – The post-mortem

HFMWeek and World First present the second of two webinars on the EU referendum


Transferring funds- the key ops challenges

The process of buying and transferring a particular fund strategy is fraught with complications, but experts predict an increase in activity


Brexit: Euro regulation- Where are we now?

As we await negotiations between the UK and European Union there are plenty of important details to be decided regarding key regulatory initiatives