Hedge Funds white papers

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Hedge funds are a managed group of investments. Generally they will undertake a mixture of trading activities and have a wide array of investment strategies and techniques. They will be active in both domestic and international markets. They are in pursuit of the highest return as well as their traditional aim being to reduce risk.

Risk Library provides a range of hedge fund white papers on key issues organisation need to consider including positions, markets, expected returns, rate of investment, time-frames, diversity and techniques.

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Counterparty concerns and transparency drive prime custody growth

Company: BNY Mellon

In a post-financial crisis environment dominated by regulation and concerns over counterparty risk, transparency and diversity, prime custody is becoming the choice for hedge funds and investors. Marina Lewin, global head of business development at BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services, VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 12 October 2012 | Type: Podcast

Rating: + 2

Remuneration deferral under the AIFMD: London’s next 50p tax moment?

Company: Stephenson Harwood

In June 2012, ESMA issued a consultation paper on its guidelines on sound remuneration policies under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive. ESMA will consider all comments received by 27 September 2012. This white paper analyses the issues under discussion and their likely impact. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 31 August 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 3

How to assess hedge fund performance through non-parametric discounting

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

This white paper evaluates the performance of hedge funds through a new nonlinear risk adjustment of returns. The risk adjustment is such that it prices exactly the usual set of risk factors considered in the hedge fund literature. This nonlinear risk adjustment goes beyond the usual linear VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 30 June 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

Hedge funds and FoHFs see risk management as a top priority for the future

Company: Omgeo

Risk is a top priority for European fund managers that are concerned with increasing regulatory compliance and investor demands for more robust operational systems. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 19 April 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Shedding Light on Non-Financial Risks – a European Survey

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

This survey analyses the views of European fund industry professionals on non-financial risk and performance in a changing regulatory framework. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 02 April 2012 | Type: White Paper

Shifting hedge fund landscape: Where institutions put fund managers to the test

Company: SEI Investment Manager Services

Ross Ellis, vice-president in SEI’s Investment Manager Services Division, discusses findings in SEI’s fifth annual institutional hedge fund investors survey and key takeaways for managers to consider. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 29 March 2012 | Type: White Paper

BNY Mellon talks about the challenges and opportunities from regulation

Company: BNY Mellon

Marina Lewin, global head of business development at BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the international hedge funds industry. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 23 March 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 1

What are the Risks of European ETFs?

Company: EDHEC-Risk Institute

In the light of issues raised by financial regulators and international organisations, new research at EDHEC-Risk Institute has addressed the question of the risks of Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs) in Europe. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 17 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Hybrids: Diversifying by unifying

Company: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)

Volatility is emerging as the norm for markets as analysts debate the interdependence of emerging markets and developed economies. Investors and risk managers who can gauge correlation between multiple asset classes correctly and unify them through hybrid products will find they are best prepared to VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Structured Products | Published: 18 November 2011 | Type: Article

Liquid hedge fund strategy exposure in an index format

Company: Barclays

Investors increasingly seek liquid and simple access to specific hedge fund strategies. Nicolas Aractingi and Csaba Koppany – Equity and Funds Structured Markets at Barclays Capital – outline how the Barclays Capital Manager Access Indices help cater to this demand. VIEW SUMMARY

Category: Hedge Funds | Published: 10 October 2011 | Type: Article

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