MFA Blog

PASERS Chairman Authors Letter Defending Hedge Fund Investments

Posted on October 7, 2014

“At this time, our plan uses hedge funds as an integral component of a well-diversified portfolio that is expected to […]

New Swaps Regulation Could Change Bankruptcy Status for US Firms

Posted on October 6, 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) has included language in a draft of a new contract with the U.S. […]

European Pensions Look to Hedge Funds for Lower Risks and Strong Returns

Posted on October 6, 2014

Following on the heels of the recent CalPERS decision to cut most of its hedge fund investments, pension funds in […]

MFA Submits Comments to FinCEN on Customer Due Diligence Proposals

Posted on October 3, 2014

MFA submitted a letter to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in response to its customer due diligence proposals for […]

Commission Candidate to Face Second Hearing Before European Parliament

Posted on October 2, 2014

Lord Jonathan Hill, European Commissioner-designate for Financial Stability, Financial Services, and Capital Markets Union, will face a second hearing before […]

MFA Shares Equity Market Structure Recommendations With Regulators

Posted on October 1, 2014

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) today published strong, focused policy recommendations on equity market structure issues. The recommendations were shared […]

MFA Elects 2014/2015 Board of Directors, Renews Focus on Global Outreach and Advocacy

Posted on September 30, 2014

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) today announced its 2014/2015 Board of Directors.  With a financial landscape increasingly shaped by interconnected […]

MFA Responds to CalPERS Announcement with Data on Investment Trends

Posted on September 29, 2014

Earlier today, the Managed Funds Association issued a press release responding to the recent announcement by the California Public Employees’ […]

Report Finds Event Driven Funds Performing Well

Posted on September 26, 2014

A recent study published by BlackRock found that hedge fund managers that have a focus on events such as mergers […]

Preqin Infographic Examines the Changing Hedge Fund Landscape Since 2008

Posted on September 25, 2014

According to a new infographic from Preqin, the hedge fund industry has grown in the six years following the financial […]