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Top 10 trends for 2016

Global Custodian looks at the top 10 trends for 2016 including what to expect in the worlds of technology, post-trade and cyber-security.

Hedge funds to make liquid strategy plans says study

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).

Institutions consider hedge funds over traditional investments

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.

Hedge fund prime brokerage fees on the up

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.