Best Practice for Activists Dealing with the CEO


By Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman and Managing Partner at Sonenshine Partners.   1. Market Forces: Advising the CEO in an Era of Shifting Understandings of Leadership We deal makers represent and counsel CEOs, who are generally unusually talented and demanding people from whom in turn much is demanded. We do this in markets that are often […] Read more »

Hedge Funds: Mutually Inclusive, says Neuberger Berman

By Fred Ingham, head of international hedge fund investments, Neuberger Berman   A quiet revolution is happening in hedge funds. Investors continue to allocate to the asset class, but the way they are allocating is changing, while its investor base is growing broader and becoming more inclusive. With both bond and equity markets facing major […] Read more »

Portcullis Asset Management launches in Malta as third-party AIFM

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Portcullis Asset Management Limited (“Portcullis”), licensed by the Malta Financial Services Authority (“MFSA”), today announces it is launching as a Malta based Alternative Investment Fund Manager (“AIFM”) to assist alternative investment funds to comply with the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (“AIFMD”). As a regulated AIFM, Portcullis will assume […] Read more »

SEC to Advisers: “Can You Hear Me Now?”

by Deborah Prutzman, The Regulatory Fundamentals Group LLC   A little over a year ago the SEC warned advisers that the game has changed and that the agency would begin to use a risk-oriented, holistic approach to scrutinize senior managers and the control environment within their firms. Today, the warning sirens are growing even louder […] Read more »

Large Investors Negotiate Terms With Offshore Funds

Ingrid Pierce, Global Managing Partner, Walkers Satisfying investor demands:  IFCs must promote compliance and high governance standards as investor power reaches unprecedented levels. As consolidation in recent years has led to fewer, larger players, the funds industry is now witnessing the emergence of a new generation of influential single investors with an unprecedented amount of […] Read more »