Research

Nearly a third of readers struggling with Mifid II

Nearly say they are nearly there in terms of Mifid II research payment compliance

29th biannual assets under administration survey part 1 – single managers

SS&C GlobeOp takes top spot after positive six months for hedge funds sees overall AuA up 4%



Online poll: Cyber-security of regulators a big concern

Only 5% confident financial watchdogs have adequate safeguards in place


Online poll: One-fifth see huge potential for ‘crowdsourced’ HFs to disrupt industry

A majority of hedge fund professionals sceptical of the power of algo platforms to challenge established industry


Online poll: Two-thirds of managers back carried interest overhaul

One quarter of respondents oppose overhaul of so-called tax ‘loophole’


Alphapipe/HFMWeek Q3 2017 vendor research

Largest service providers take advantage of positive hedge fund performance in Q3


Online poll: Majority of firms confident they’ll be GDPR ready

One in eight firms awaiting more guidance and have compliance concerns


Online poll: Firms open to switching to corporate structure

Managers indicate willingness to move from partnership if US administration enacts large tax cuts




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