MFA Blog

MFA Offers New MiFID Resource Web Page

Posted on June 10, 2014

Earlier today, MFA launched an enhanced web page outlining the issues surrounding the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).  The […]

MFA Infographic Explains Distressed Debt Investing

Posted on June 9, 2014

MFA’s latest infographic explains the basics of distressed debt investing, delving into topics such as who invests and why this […]

New York Pensions Look for Flexibility in Hedge Fund Investments

Posted on June 6, 2014

Legislators in the New York House and Senate have introduced bills that would allow large public pension funds in the […]

SEC Chair White Unveils Initiatives for Market Structure, High Frequency Traders

Posted on June 5, 2014

In a speech delivered earlier today, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White unveiled a set of initiatives […]

Illinois Teachers Pension Plan Adds Nearly $1 Billion to Alternatives Portfolio

Posted on June 4, 2014

The Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System added a number of hedge fund investments to its portfolio recently, part of a number […]

MFA Finalizes Discussion Paper on Equivalence Under Article 13(3) of EMIR

Posted on June 3, 2014

MFA finalized a discussion paper on equivalence issues under Article 13(3) of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  In the […]

New Citi Survey Shows Hedge Fund Assets to Double by 2018

Posted on June 2, 2014

Hedge fund assets are set to double by 2018, pushing global hedge fund assets under management to $5.8 trillion from […]

Taiwan’s Largest Pension Fund to Increase Alternative Investments

Posted on May 30, 2014

Taiwan’s Bureau of Labor Fund plans to “keep its edge by boosting investments in alternative products,” according to a report […]

Preqin Data Show Large Institutional Investors Driving Industry Growth

Posted on May 29, 2014

A recent report from industry data provider Preqin shows that the largest institutional investors are helping to drive the growth […]

MFA and AIMA Submit Comments to CFTC on Swap Data Reporting Rules

Posted on May 28, 2014

On May 27, MFA and AIMA submitted a joint comment letter to the CFTC on its swap data reporting rules.  […]