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SEC Schedules Vote on Swap Rules

Posted on January 12, 2015

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has announced an open meeting for this Wednesday, January 14, at 10:00 a.m. According […]

Investors’ Appetite for Hedge Funds to Grow in 2015

Posted on January 9, 2015

Investors closed out 2014 by allocating more than $112 billion to hedge funds than they did during 2013, marking an […]

Chinese Futures Contracts May Open To Foreign Investors

Posted on January 8, 2015

China’s Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has proposed draft guidelines potentially allowing foreign brokerages and investors access to futures contracts in […]

Jan. 30th Brings New AIFMD Reporting Deadline

Posted on January 7, 2015

New reporting requirements resulting from the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive are due by January 30, 2015. The […]

MFA Releases 2014 Year In Review

Posted on January 6, 2015

MFA released its 2014 Year In Review report today which highlights the many policy and regulatory matters that the MFA […]

Report: AIFMD Likely Leads To Higher Costs

Posted on January 5, 2015

One of the key takeaways from recently released Preqin data dealt with the impact the European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund […]

Baby Boomers Turn to Alternatives for Retirement Protection

Posted on January 2, 2015

Once considered too complex or out of reach by most investors, alternatives are now experiencing growing popularity among Baby Boomers […]

Hedge Funds Fill Financing Void in Hong Kong

Posted on December 31, 2014

Hedge fund managers are filling a void left as a result of traditional financing sources not offering senior debt to small […]

Survey: Institutional Investors Use Alternatives to Meet Long Term Goals

Posted on December 29, 2014

A recent survey by Natixis Global Asset Management found institutional investors, including many pension funds, were confident they would meet […]

State Pension Funds Report Strong Hedge Fund Portfolio Returns

Posted on December 24, 2014

According to tracking data from Pensions & Investments, chief investment officers for large state pension plans reported their hedge fund […]