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The growth in the management company sector has been spectacular in the last 10 years. But while there is a demand for third party solutions from asset managers, it also brings with it pressure for mancos to be responsive to regulatory and investor demands
One of the issues still facing hedge funds is investor expectations for oversight and control of their allocation.
While we have seen a proliferation of mancos in the last decade, regulators and investors are kicking the tyres harder these days.
Outsourcing offers a more cost-effective avenue than building an ETF business from scratch and brings the added benefit of industry expertise to the table
A successful Hedge Fund launch is achievable in the current circumstances, but you will need to make sure that some of the new obstacles COVID has created are addressed
If you are a hedge fund facing further months ahead with employees struggling to keep your operation running properly, now is the time to address it
The COVID-19 crisis continues to challenge the operating models of hedge funds and the wider fund services industry. It has been a testing time for individuals, and it has also put many pre-crisis disaster recovery models to the test as well.
If there is one lesson that hedge fund managers and service providers are taking away from the current epidemic, it is that middle and back office operations need to be more agile
One of the key themes that emerged from our 2019 white paper on Hedge Fund Portfolio Management Systems was the problem of manual trade processing. Many start up and early stage funds will still rely on spreadsheets as a cheap way to process and report their trading activity