Cayman’s Share of World Hedge Funds Shrinks, Particularly For New Funds

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Recent data releases from Eurekahedge show the increasing significance of onshore hedge funds, and the consequent relative decline of hedge funds registered offshore. Year by year Cayman Islands registered hedge funds took less share of the domiciles of funds launched.  This trend accelerated post 2008 to the extent that […] Read more »

SEC Puts Managed Accounts On Its Agenda


By The Regulatory Fundamentals Group   Giving an important speech on Thursday, SEC Chair White outlined a potential major overhaul of the way the SEC intends to regulate risks at investment advisers. She said the program addresses the SEC’s “historic” mission as well as systemic risk. Noting close cooperation between the SEC and the FSOC, […] Read more »

Investing Institutions and the Persistent UCITS Hedge Funds Performance Gap

By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight It was noted in Hedge Fund Insight in May this year that most of the capital raised by European hedge funds in 2013 had gone into UCITS versions of the funds rather than the offshore versions of those hedge funds.   At the time the comment was […] Read more »

Changed Dynamics of Hedge Fund Industry Shown in Cayman Data


By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority produces regular statistics on the numbers of active financial businesses in its jurisdiction. Offshore banking and reinsurance are significant to the Cayman Islands, but the Cayman Islands are also home to more offshore hedge funds (Cayman Island Mutual Funds) than any […] Read more »