Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima)

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Non-bank lending firms want EU policymakers to change their approach to the sector

The growth of non-bank lending in the EU means policymakers are re-evaluating their approach to this market and considering whether the current regulatory framework remains appropriate.

DDQ looks at cyber security and tech outsourcing

AITEC and Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have published a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) of vendor technology and cyber security.

Smaller hedge funds struggle with costs

The average breakeven point for sub-$500m hedge funds is around $86m, considerably lower than previously thought, according to a recent survey of small and emerging managers.

Hedge fund use of leverage does not increase risk or volatility

Adding leverage to an alternative investment fund does not necessarily increase the risk, according to a study by the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) and CAIA Association.

Hedge funds look to techology to boost competitive edge

Hedge fund managers are increasing their investment in technology to create competitive advantages and to address regulatory and operational issues, according to a study by KPMG International, the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) and Managed Funds Association (MFA).

Hedge funds find new ways to help align interests with wide variety of investors

Hedge funds are adapting their terms in order to align themselves better with their investors, according to a survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima).

Alternatives growing player in global private credit market

The global private credit market, an alternative source of financing for small and medium sized enterprises, is flourishing. The sector has grown from $440bn last year to $560bn at the end of June.

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.