Evidence Of A Floor To Hedge Fund Fees In Seward Kissel Study

From Seward & Kissel   Driven by our ongoing commitment to understanding the dynamics of the hedge fund marketplace and bringing the latest industry color to our clients and friends, each year Seward & Kissel conducts various studies of the most important trends we are seeing that are impacting the hedge fund community. This year, for […] Read more »

Importance of Funds of Funds to Newer Managers Evident in Seward Kissel Study

From Seward & Kissel   Driven by our ongoing commitment to understanding the dynamics of the hedge fund marketplace and bringing the latest industry color to our clients and friends, each year Seward & Kissel conducts various studies of the most important trends we are seeing that are impacting the hedge fund community. This year, for the second year in a […] Read more »

Pressures to Adapt in Ernst & Young Hedge Fund Survey

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From Ernst & Young This is the Executive Summary of the 2016 Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey Shrinking returns and escalating investor demands. Downward pressure on fees and unrelenting requirements to have robust operating models. This year, competing forces came together to culminate in the perfect storm. In a year marked by lackluster performance and rising investor expectations, one inevitably […] Read more »

Global Macro & CTA Outlook For 2014 Is A Mixed Bag According To NB

By Neuberger Berman Alternative Investment Management   Introduction Macro-focused investing is broadly defined as profiting from changes in market prices that arise from any number of factors, including turning points in macroeconomic cycles, changes in the outlook for economic growth or inflation and market price reactions stemming from the actions of policymakers.   In Figure […] Read more »

FACTA and AIFMD Constraining Smaller Hedge Fund Manager Growth

By Peter Douglas, GFIA We recently were asked to source a shortlist of established, differentiated, Asian boutique hedge funds, for a distribution company. The deal between the distribution company and the funds, if concluded, would be that the distribution company would make introductions to European institutions, in return for a fee share. We anticipated that […] Read more »