MFA Blog

MFA Responds to FSOC Request for Comment on Asset Management Products and Activities

Posted on March 25, 2015

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) today submitted comments to the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) request for information about the […]

Strengthening Capital Markets to Work for All Investors

Posted on March 16, 2015 Four Key Market Reforms Needed Now Richard H. Baker, president and CEO of the Managed Funds Association March 16, […]

Hedge Fund Industry Adapting to Grow, Attract New Investors

Posted on March 12, 2015

The hedge fund industry is transforming. Managers are increasingly focused on customized products and solutions, new investors, and emerging markets, […]

World’s Third Largest Pension Plan to Allocate with Hedge Funds

Posted on March 2, 2015

South Korea’s National Pension Service (NPS) will allocate $2.1 billion worth of the fund’s assets with hedge funds by the end […]

MFA Meets with EU Financial Services Head Jonathan Hill on His Inaugural Trip to the U.S.

Posted on February 26, 2015

On Friday, the Managed Funds Association will host a breakfast roundtable with MFA members and Commissioner Jonathan Hill, the European […]

The Important Partnership Between Hedge Funds and Institutional Investors

Posted on February 26, 2015

MFA’s President and CEO, Richard H. Baker, wrote about the important partnership between hedge funds and institutional investors like pension […]

MFA General Counsel Participates in ESMA Hearing

Posted on February 19, 2015

MFA’s General Counsel Stuart Kaswell today participated in an open hearing with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) regarding […]

MFA Statement on EU Capital Markets Union Proposal

Posted on February 19, 2015

The European Commission yesterday released its proposal for a Capital Markets Union that is intended to alleviate impediments to cross-border […]

Endowments, Foundations Increase Hedge Fund Allocations

Posted on February 4, 2015

Institutional investors currently represent almost 65 percent of all hedge fund assets under management, and endowments and foundations are likely […]

SEC Issues Cybersecurity Reports

Posted on February 3, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission today issued a report on cybersecurity for financial advisors and brokerages, as well as a […]