MFA Blog

MFA Submits Letter to NFA on Proposed CPO/CTA Capital Requirements

Posted on April 15, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the National Futures Association (NFA) in response to its Notices to Members I-14-03 and I-14-05 […]

Hedge Funds Top the S&P 500 in First Quarter

Posted on April 14, 2014

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 1.5% in the first quarter of 2014, beating the S&P 500, which managed an […]

Pensions and Institutions Now Largest Investors in Hedge Funds According to New Report

Posted on April 11, 2014

A report from eVestment shows that institutional investors have replaced fund of funds and individuals as the largest allocators to […]

Hedge Fund Jobs Report Shows Industry Market Remains Robust

Posted on April 10, 2014

Recent job placements for marketing professionals in the global hedge fund industry show that the industry remains strong, especially in […]

MFA Submits Comments to the FSB/IOSCO on Assessment Methodologies for Non-Bank Non-Insurer Global SIFIs.

Posted on April 9, 2014

On April 7, MFA submitted a comment letter to the Financial Stability Board and the International Organization of Securities Commissions […]

Hedge Funds See Highest Monthly Inflows in Three Years

Posted on April 9, 2014

February proved to be a strong month for hedge fund inflows, with $24.3 billion new investments.  That sum represents the […]

Dodd-Frank Progress Report Shows Nearly Half of Mandated Rules Yet to Be Completed

Posted on April 8, 2014

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP’s April update of its monthly Dodd-Frank Progress Report shows that a number of rulemaking deadlines […]

Preqin Report Notes Slow Movement to Hedge Fund Ads; Cost, Uncertainty to Blame

Posted on April 7, 2014

Hedge funds and other alternative investment managers have been slow to warm up to advertising under the Jumpstart Our Business […]

Pension Funds Contribute to Growth of Hedge Fund Industry

Posted on April 4, 2014

A report by J.P. Morgan’s Prime Brokerage business found that pension funds are the largest and fastest growing investor in […]

Yale Invests $250 Million With Short-Biased Stock Fund

Posted on April 4, 2014

Yale University’s endowment recently invested with a new hedge fund, allocating $250 million to the firm’s debut fund.  According to […]