Graphic of The Day – Hurdle Rates & Tiered Fees in Hedge Funds

From the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)*   Among the findings in AIMA’s paper “In Concert – exploring the alignment of interests between hedge fund managers and investors” :  One-in-three managers now charge performance fees above a hurdle rate, such as a fixed percentage or an index-based benchmark Three-quarters (77%) of managers offer or are […] Read more »

Regulation Missing the Mark? Survey from Northern Trust

From Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services   In the wake of the 2008-2009 global financial crisis, governments around the world raced to put regulations in place to protect investors and reduce the likelihood of a future crisis. The result was a flood of new regulation on a scale not seen since the Great Depression and […] Read more »

Pension Plans Increase Proportion of Hedge Fund Assets They Hold


By Hedge Fund Insight staff One of the best surveys in the hedge fund industry comes from the consultant Aksia. The 2015 survey, conducted during November and early December of 2014, includes responses from 187 managers representing over $1 trillion in hedge fund assets under management.  What makes it particularly worth reading is that the […] Read more »