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Hedge Fund Investors Increasingly Active: Survey In addition to more volatile markets, hedge fund managers are facing the additional challenge of more active investor behaviour according to Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Sentiment Survey. The survey, which polled over 200 global institutional investors representing almost $700 ...
And Finally... One line in the midweek column tweaked some interest among the readership, my mention of the “juniorisation” of the sales role in the banking world. I must confess I hadn’t thought about it too much, it has very much ...
Hedge Fund Managers Tweak the Model to Retain Assets Hedge fund managers are becoming more innovative and open to negotiation over fees in return for the ability to lock in assets for longer. According to a survey conducted by the Alternative Investment Managers Association (AIMA), managers are changing their business models and “exploring a broader set of arrangements designed to improve the alignment of interest between themselves and their investors”. The study, In Concert, is, AIMA claims, the most extensive undertaken by the association into the design of manager remuneration, investment terms and other methods of deepening the relationship with investors.
New Study Highlights Hedge Fund Tech Spending Hedge fund managers are increasing their investment in technology to create competitive advantages and address regulatory and operational concerns, according to a new study by KPMG International, the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA). The study polled more than 100 global hedge fund managers representing approximately $300 billion in assets under management (AUM) and found that 90% of these firms are investing in technology to improve controls and compliance. A similar amount, 88% of respondents, said that efficiency objectives were their top reason for investing in technology.