Analysis

Bruises from a nine-year battle with the SEC

Yorkville founder Mark Angelo expresses relief and anger after main fraud charges are dismissed


Customisation concerns: Don’t play favourites with your investors

How are firms managing a range of conflicts of interest when running different types of investment vehicles?

How admins are tiptoeing through the crypto minefield

Service providers and regulators are grappling with concerns around AML, custody and valuations in this nascent part of the asset management sector



Demystifying crypto part II: The ops challenges of trading digital assets

HFM’s latest webinar discusses how managers should be dealing with AML, valuations, custody and other security issues


Mifid II: Grappling with US questions

HFMWeek explores some of the potential implications the new regime has on allocators and managers stateside


The new economics of FX prime brokerage

HFMWeek explores why some prominent new players are preparing to enter the market after years of retrenchment


Seven steps to surviving regulatory investigations

Advice on how firms should respond if the authorities come knocking


On the launchpad: New quants on the block

HFM highlights a few niche systematic strategies looking to grow in prominence this year  


Hedge funds join forces to tackle the Hovnanian question

Elliott, Apollo, CQS and Anchorage among firms trying to ensure CDS markets are not undermined


Back to the risk retention drawing board?

Risk retention will soon be a thing of the past in the US, but what happens to all the funds raised in the space over the past few years?


Is ESG the next investor demand for hedge funds to rise to?

Investment consultants say their clients are increasingly pushing for managers to integrate such thinking into their investment processes


The industry gatekeepers: Latest HFM consultant research

HFMWeek catches up with some of the industry’s most influential consultants as combined AuA and AuM rise by 11.5%


HFM research: MAP assets surge 23% in 2017

Biggest annual growth since we started tracking the sector




AIFMD II: Will the sequel be worse than the original?

The European Commission plots next steps for directive amid Brexit delays


UK managers plan for ‘worst-case’ Brexit scenario

Brexit was among hot topics discussed at HFM Global Ucits Summit


Platt’s protégées

HFMWeek tracks the progress of BlueCrest traders who have set out on their own since Michael Platt returned external assets


SEC increases hedge fund exams and narrows focus

Recent exams focused on fees and expenses, allocations, performance marketing and conflicts of interest


Aima CEO highlights encouraging hedge fund environment

Jack Inglis also speaks to HFM about MFA collaboration and the crypto craze