risk management

Feb 21, 2012

SnakeA new class of hedge funds focuses on hedging against extreme market events, or tail hedging. However, there are uncertainties, says Lance Teitelbaum, meaning a diversified approach is critical.

Feb 21, 2012

MulticolorsSingle funds investing in diverse asset classes are gaining ground. Nicholas Pratt looks at how four asset managers run their operational infrastructure to support investment in a range of assets and geographies.

Jan 24, 2012

Rising-graphAltana Wealth has launched a fund aiming to protect investor capital by investing in financial and commodity futures markets, which are likely to be affected by volatile prices.

Jan 23, 2012

chess_pieces_410Long/short equity is the most favoured strategy among institutional hedge fund investors, according to SEI and Greenwich Associates.

Jan 09, 2012

seedling_in_hands_410Deutsche Bank and Financial Risk Management plan to launch a hedge fund seeding managed account platform, the dbalternatives Discovery platform.

Jan 03, 2012

Pensioner with caneSolvency II for pensions could require UK schemes to increase funding by £600 billion (€717.9 billion) or more, a report by JP Morgan Asset Management warns.

Jan 03, 2012

Pension nest egg 410The accounting deficit for UK defined benefit pension schemes rose by a third to £84 billion (€100 billion) during 2011, according to consultancy Mercer. The change was equivalent to a three-point fall in funding levels to 85%.

Dec 14, 2011

Woman_purseAs the economy enters a new phase of the debt-induced slump, Giordano Lombardo at Pioneer Investments looks at what could be done to return it to a normal level of activity.

Dec 14, 2011

hedgesIt is a tough environment for hedge funds, which could lead to more demand for operational services as funds seek efficiencies and regulatory compliance. Funds Europe asked a range of administrators about their outlook for the admin business in 2012.

Dec 14, 2011

Jigsaw_puzzleNicholas Pratt reviews the major outsourcing mandates of the year and talks to some players about trends and concepts that are likely to appear in 2012.

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