Industry Analysis

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  • June 2012

    Goldman Sachs leads the primes

    June 25, 2012

    The fourth annual prime brokerage ranking captures more than $1 trillion in hedge fund assets in the Americas.

  • Prime Brokerage Ranking 2012: Contacts

    June 25, 2012

  • UCITS: The blueprint for a European pensions standard

    June 25, 2012

    UCITS may be the investment building block if a pan-European pension plan is given the green light. In the second of a two-part series, Absolute UCITS editor Joy Dunbar explains this development.

  • Administrators battle for position in a consolidating Asian market

    June 20, 2012

    HSBC remains the clear market leader among hedge fund administrators in Asia, though still pursued by a long list of other players in a market that continues to shrink by number of funds trading as well as by assets over the past year

  • Credit funds come of age in Asia

    June 20, 2012

    The positive performance of Asian credit funds is leading many investors to view them as something of a safe haven from the volatility of the equities markets

  • The DC future: Are hedge funds the solution?

    June 19, 2012

    The European pensions’ landscape is changing. Joy Dunbar, editor of Absolute UCITS, looks at how hedge and UCITS funds are being used as an investor solution, in the first of a two part series.

  • The changing UCITS admin landscape

    June 11, 2012

    The alternative UCITS sector poses opportunities and challenges for administrators. Joy Dunbar reveals the results of our latest survey of administrators in the sector.

  • The market for secondary hedge funds

    June 05, 2012

    In 2008, investors with illiquid hedge fund investments looked to the secondary market to release their stakes. Now demand for 'used' hedge fund goods continues to grow by the billions