As cloud-based processing and data storage is embraced by hedge funds and fast becoming the norm, there are enormous opportunities. This case study looks at how Derivitec turned to Microsoft's hybrid offering as a solution.
As EU member states prepare to implement the AIFMD, third country non-EU jurisdiction Jersey is working to ensure it can continue to offer hedge fund professionals stability and flexibility. This article discusses how Jersey is meeting these challenges and what this means for funds.
Survey of 320 firms reveals continued influence of regulations and investor transparency demands on technology adoption
A recent survey was conducted of 320 hedge funds and alternative investment firms about operational and technology decisions. It found that Dodd-Frank regulations and other demands for transparency play a crucial role in which technology systems firms decide to adopt.
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,…
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.
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…
Risk is a top priority for European fund managers that are concerned with increasing regulatory compliance and investor demands for more robust operational systems.
This survey analyses the views of European fund industry professionals on non-financial risk and performance in a changing regulatory framework. It analyses the risks those in the industry face as a result of regulation and of their practices, assesses their importance and impact in terms of…
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.
Marina Lewin, global head of business development at BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services, discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the international hedge funds industry.