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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014
Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds

The 'Hedge fund managed accounts 2014' special report comprises 5 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Rise of liquid alternatives adds to the managed account toolbox

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:08

The ways in which investors are employing managed accounts to build their exposure to alternatives are becoming multifarious. Many of the well-established public platforms are having to cater for a wide spectrum of needs, from straightforward commingled funds for first-time investors right through to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. »

Daniele Spada, Lyxor MAP

Building traction in UCITS funds space

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:24

On the surface, average hedge fund performance in 2014 has been underwhelming but when one has a clear window on performance, as Lyxor Asset Management does with its commingled managed account platform, the picture becomes more nuanced. »

Stephane Berthet, FundLogic

Giving investors efficient access to hedge funds

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:29

“We are different from our competitors in the managed account space by construction. When we launched our multi-asset platform the objective was more to serve clients than to distribute managers,” states Stephane Berthet (pictured), Executive Director at Morgan Stanley and head of its FundLogic Alternatives platform. »

Bruce Keith, InfraHedge

Private platforms: Why buy the whole car when you can customise the parts?

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:34

Despite the decision by CalPERS to divest their hedge fund investments, for the vast majority of institutions they remain a crucial part of their asset allocation. Some of the more sophisticated pension plans are building in-house capabilities to strengthen their expertise in manager selection. »

Louise Guillemette, Innocap

Customisation: Perspective on trading

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 10:40

By Louise Guillemette (pictured, above) and Poseidon Retsinas (pictured, left), both Legal Counsel at Innocap Investment Management – The managed account space is evolving from the traditional standardised and commingled offering toward customisation for single investors. Innocap offers its investors dedicated investment vehicles of multiple types, across multiple jurisdictions, featuring multiple fund administrators and service providers. »


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