Tag Archives: alternative investment

Active vs. Passive vs. Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – As the prominence of low-cost mutual funds and ETFs has grown over the last 30 to 40 years, so has the debate over whether passive management is better than active management heated up. Study after study […]

Alternative Investment Landscape Continues to Evolve

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The alternative investment industry continues to revolutionize the way many investors make allocations. From the early days of the original hedge fund to the current landscape where alternative mutual funds are seeing tremendous growth, the industry continues […]

ECB warns on hedge-fund regulation

AFP – The European Central Bank has warned that European Union plans to regulate hedge funds and private equity groups could tilt the playing field against EU companies. The ECB’s position could influence the rewriting of proposed rules drafted by […]

ECB says EU hedge fund plans could spark exodus

Reuters – The European Central Bank has warned that EU plans to tighten regulation of hedge funds and other alternative investors risk creating a two-tier playing field that could drive the industry out of Europe. European governments and the European […]

Global Custodian Chosen For Capula Hedge Fund

New York (HedgeCo.net) – London-based government fixed-income specialist firm, Capula Investment Management LLP, has appointed BNY Mellon as provider of global hedge fund custody services for their flagship hedge fund, the Capula Global Relative Value Master Fund Limited. “We selected […]

EU directive may cost funds 3.2 billion euros

Reuters – Hedge funds and private equity could face more than 3 billion euros in costs and investors could see fund choice shrink by up to 40 percent due to proposed new EU rules, a Financial Services Authority report said. […]

Hedge fund Coupland Cardiff Asset Management threatens to quit London over EU’s Directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers

Telegraph.co.uk – Coupland Cardiff’s chief operating officer Deborah Boyce said: “As we invest exclusively in Asia, this Directive will mean that we have no choice but to relocate outside of the EU should we wish to continue to operate.” She […]

Boris Johnson accused over hedge funds’ election donations

Guardian.co.uk – Boris Johnson, who is leading the fight against a European crackdown on City financiers, faced accusations of being “bought off” today, when it emerged that more than half the money donated to his mayoral campaign came from the […]

Open Europe Hedge Fund Survey Findings

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Based on two surveys of private equity managers and hedge fund managers, carried out during August 2009, Open Europe has published the most comprehensive study to date of the likely impact of the EU’s proposed Alternative […]

Europe Fund Law ‘To Cost $2.8 Billion’ in Year One, Survey Says

Bloomberg – The European Union’s proposed rules for hedge funds and private equity firms may cost as much as 1.9 billion euros ($2.8 billion) in the first year and 985 million euros annually thereafter, an industry survey says. The Directive […]

France, Britain converge on EU hedge fund rules

EurActiv – French financial market regulator AMF has aligned itself with British opinion on the EU draft directive to reign in alternative investment funds, in contrast with the strictly pro-regulation stance of French President Nicolas Sarkozy. At a conference in […]