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Intralinks LP Survey: Top five takeaways

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 15:28

Managers need to know what their investors want – make that expect – from their fund managers. To find out, Intralinks, a Synchronoss Business, partnered with Global Fund Media to conduct an in-depth global survey of LPs, for candid insights into the ways they view their GPs. »

Jeremy Davies, RSRCHXchange

Eighty five per cent of asset managers expect to comply with MiFID II in Q4 or later, says RSRCHXchange

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:04

A new survey by RSRCHXchange shows a significant slippage in terms of timing for MiFID II compliance, with the vast majority of asset managers leaving this until Q4 or later, despite the regulations coming onto effect in January 2018. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

One third of alternative investment managers yet to decide on how to pay for research

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 16:20

Six months ahead of the MiFID II implementation deadline, alternative asset managers still face uncertainty, with 34 per cent of firms undecided for example on how to pay for research, according to a survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

Pete Cherecwich, Northern Trust

Transparency is key to success for alts investing, says Northern Trust survey

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 09:15

As alternative investments become more mainstream, information about investment vehicles, underlying assets and other risk management data has become more important to investors, but best practices around transparency requirements are lagging behind the demand, according to a survey released today by Northern Trust. »

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Powernext publishes French residual mix for 2016

Fri, 16/06/2017 - 07:45

In accordance with its obligations to the Energy and Climate Authority (DGEC) relative to the tracking of renewable energy, Powernext, as the National Registry for electricity guarantees of origin, is publishing the French residual mix and releasing information about the consumption of renewable energy in France. »

Eurekahedge and AIMA survey reveals rising compliance costs

Thu, 08/06/2017 - 13:44

A survey of the alternatives sector conducted by Eurekahedge and AIMA Japan finds that fund managers in Japan now typically allocate up to 10 per cent of their total expenses on regulatory compliance. »

Infographic: New Study Reveals Evolution of Transparency in Alts

Wed, 07/06/2017 - 14:02

Alternative investments have become increasingly mainstream in recent decades, but particularly since the financial crisis, the industry has placed renewed emphasis on transparency and governance when it comes to hedge, private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and other alternative funds. »

Investor demands evolve with the mainstreaming of alternatives, says Northern Trust

Thu, 01/06/2017 - 10:08

A new survey of global asset managers and institutional investors, sponsored by Northern Trust, would suggest that alternatives have become mainstream. With this, asset managers are facing demands from investors for an increased level of transparency that more closely aligns with that provided for traditional long-only funds. »

Billion dollar club of hedge fund investors continues to grow

Tue, 30/05/2017 - 06:53

The Billion Dollar Club of hedge fund investors continues to expand, as new members join their ranks and total combined allocations to the asset class rise, according to Preqin. »

Irish funds industry creates new connections with China

Thu, 25/05/2017 - 13:21

Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has launched a guidebook for Chinese asset managers in partnership with the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC). »

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