Research

Online poll: Sector bullish on pick-up in launch activity next year

Minority view low figures seen in recent years as ‘new normal’


Global hedge fund assets grow by 3.3% in H1 to surpass previous peak

Return to asset peak is a welcome boost for the industry following a challenging 18 months



Elite group of hedge funds grow by 5.7% in H1

Global hedge fund industry’s biggest players continue to accumulate assets


US launch decline leads to dip in overall new fund assets

Launches with $50m or more in assets grew by a marginal 3% in the first half of 2017


Online poll: How are managers going to pay for Mifid II research?

Large minority of managers are undecided as we move towards the January implementation deadline


Online poll: Nearly half of firms to just miss Mifid II deadline

One in seven worry they will be nowhere near ready


Online poll: HFs split on the future outlook for cryptocurrencies

Just over a third see a big opportunity to trade these assets


Online poll: Half think insider trading statute needed

Legislation would create certainty and clear process to stay on right side on the law


Long-only Europe… alternative America




Online poll: HFs encourage non-developers to learn coding

Managers say such skills are relevant across our front- and back-office teams


Online poll: Managers question value of cap intro

Over a third rarely get any value from their service providers


Online poll: Over a third of funds would consider shared workspace

WeWork-style temporary offices gain traction for cost conscious start-ups