European Hedge Fund Industry Assets Below Level of 5 Years Ago

From Eurekahedge European fund managers recorded net asset outflows of US$4.3 billion while registering performance-based gains of US$2.8 billion during last month. Total assets in European hedge funds stood at US$480.9 billion as of June 2019, below their January 2018 high of US$577.5 billion. On a year-to-date basis, European hedge fund managers have seen performance-driven gains of US$13.1 […] Read more »

Pre-marketing And Reverse Solicitation Of Hedge Funds

By Vanessa Molloy and Chiara Deceglie of Harneys   Last month, the European Parliament adopted the final text of the Directive amending (amongst others) the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the Amending Directive). This European Union law applies to the financial regulation of hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment funds in the EU. The stated […] Read more »

Seeding Deals Study From Seward & Kissel

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Seward & Kissel LLP’s Seed Transactions Deal Points Study draws from over 150 data points amassed over a five-year observation period. The Study identifies market trends and provides both quantitative data and qualitative explanations of the state of the seeding industry. The data illustrates the rise of seed deals year over year, with institutional seeders […] Read more »

Risk Management at Citadel

From Hedge Fund Insight   Chicago-based Citadel LLC, through it’s two huge flagship funds, put in a good first quarter performance with a gain of 6.35%. The $29bn firm is one of the biggest hedge fund managers in the world, and has been run by CEO Ken Griffin since inception. He oversees more than 675 investment […] Read more »

Social Media Use By Hedge Funds – Graphic Of The Day

From The PwC/AIMA Global Alternatives Distribution Survey 2018   Hedge Funds are very low key and infrequent users of social media, as Hedge Fund Insight has shown before*. This is nicely illustrated in the PwC/AIMA Global Alternatives Distribution Survey 2018, that contains the following graphic. The Survey reveals that social media rank at the same level […] Read more »

Hedge Fund Launch Phase Checklist From haysmacintyre

By Karen Allan, audit manager, haysmacintyre   Launching a hedge fund can be both an exciting and daunting opportunity. There are many regulatory and administrative hoops to jump through. Here we explore the 5 key areas you need to consider for a successful launch.   Prove your track record When launching a new fund, it is […] Read more »

Listed Hedge Funds to Go From Growth to Shrinkage

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   There will be new issuance of £11.3bn in UK listed investment companies over the next three years with two thirds of this new issuance to occur in alternative investments.”The number of alternative investment companies launched in the last five and ten years was more than twice as high as […] Read more »

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 »