Global Custodian looks at the top 10 trends for 2016 including what to expect in the worlds of technology, post-trade and cyber-security.
Approximately one third of all hedge funds intend to launch a liquid alternative strategy, such as a UCITS or ’40 Act product, according to a survey by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the hedge fund industry body, in conjunction with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Institutional investors are increasingly viewing hedge funds as substitutes for traditional investments in bonds and equities, according to a new paper by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the hedge fund industry group, in conjunction with the CAIA Association, an alternative investment education body.
Nearly 30% of hedge fund managers faced fee increases from their prime brokers while an almost equal number said they anticipated price increases to occur over the next year, according to a survey by Ernst & Young.
Deutsche Bank has said it will “selectively reinvest” in less balance sheet intensive businesses including prime brokerage as the firm as a whole seeks to reduce its investment banking and global markets clients by up to 50%.