The state of the Hedge Fund market

6th January 2018 847 - Knowledge Library - White Papers

Hedge Fund market
The state of the Hedge Fund market (PDF

Who is affected?
Alternative Investment Fund Managers, Portfolio Managers, Traders

Summary
2017 has seen greater potential for profitability for emerging investment firms, and general investor negativity towards hedge fund fees has declined. This update will look at some of the key reports that have been released over the course of the last couple of months, and focus on assessing the state of the hedge fund market as well as discussing the trends that we could see in 2018. 

Key Findings
These findings are drawn from a number of sources, referenced within the document, including Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte and Prequin.

Extract: Emerging and smaller hedge funds have a much lower breakeven point for profitability than previously thought. Studies over the last couple of years have suggested that hedge funds need assets of several hundred million dollars to breakeven…

Read more: The State of the Hedge Fund Market (PDF)

How we can help?

Lawson Conner has worked extensively with our clients to assess the impact of regulatory change. We would be delighted to discuss how we can help support the Fund & Wealth Managers in your organisation to meet these new challenges. Lawson Conner’s team of compliance professionals can assist you at every stage as you seek to comply with the new regulatory obligations.