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Hedge funds attract new capital as investors start to focus outside equity hedge strategies

Money continues to pour into hedge funds, with investors favouring M&A focused event driven and fixed income relative value arbitrage strategies, according to HFR data.

Steady performance gains majority of hedge fund strategies in January

Hedge funds continued their winning streak in January with an average return of 2.59 per cent, the industry’s best monthly return since March 2016 according to eVestment data.

MFA and Aima join forces to criticise proposed SEC rule on derivatives use by hedge funds

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) have raised concerns over a notionally based leverage limit in registered funds, including hedge funds.

Collateral management becomes issue for buy-side as regulatory impact bites

Buy-side companies are being forced to rethink their strategies due to regulations that have increased the value of collateral in trading and risk management, according to a report.

Aima critical of EU approach to non-bank financing and urges re-think of rules

Enduring barriers preventing non-bank finance and capital markets from developing in the European Union (EU) should be removed, says the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima).

Hedge fund managers and investors (mostly) share similar views on new regulatory requirements

Hedge fund managers and investors share similar views about regulation – more than is usually assumed – according to a survey from Northern Trust hedge fund services.

Exempt reporting advisers may face more scrutiny from US regulators

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) may be set to increase its scrutiny of unregistered financial advisers, according to regulatory compliance consulting firm Cordium.

India changes offshore investment rules for alternative funds

The decision by India's market regulator to raise the amounts that local alternative funds can invest in offshore funds has been welcomed by participants.