HFSB guidance targets transparency in hedge fund administrator reporting

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has published guidance for administrator transparency reports (ATRs) that are sent by hedge fund administrators to investors.  

Hedge funds set to outperform equity markets in 2016 as investors continue to boost allocations

Hedge funds are expected to outperform equity markets in 2016 with assets under management expected to grow by about five per cent to more than $3tn in the year, according to a Deutsche Bank survey.

High US investor level boosts European private equity numbers

Europe's private equity prices soared for top-tiered assets in 2015 amid uneven to stagnant economic growth, according to Merrill Corporation's latest Pitchbook report.

High net worth individuals seek individual advisors

Advisory firms need to make major business changes to succeed in the market for high net worth individuals (HNWIs), according to a paper by Pershing, a BNY Mellon company.

Investors want transparency, good behaviour and performance from investment managers

Investors expect more transparency, high ethical standards and solid returns from their asset managers, according to a survey from CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals.

Activism continues global advance as 2015 see record number of companies targeted

Shareholder activism grew worldwide in 2015 with a record number of companies subjected to a public demand by activists, according to a report by Activist Insight.

Canadian pension assets profit from global diversification portfolio strategies

Canadian pension plans finished the year strongly despite volatile market conditions and global economic uncertainty, according to a report from RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC I&TS).

Institutional investor commitments to hedge funds set to rise

Institutional investors expect to increase allocations to hedge funds this year, according to a survey of 200 investors by Context Summits.