Blue River Partners Provides a Comprehensive Solution as Cybersecurity Continues to Threaten the Investment Management Industry

DALLAS (October 5, 2016) – Recent headlines continue to shed light on the growing worldwide cybersecurity crisis. We have witnessed enormous, real-life cybersecurity breaches in every major industry, including banking, media, technology, transportation, government, and financial services. The alternative asset management industry is no different, with new reports of cyber hacks occurring on almost a […]

SEC Enforcement Action Shows Hedge Fund Managers May Be Liable for Failing to Adequately Support Their CCOs

July 23rd 2015 | The HedgeFund Law Report – Vol. 8, No. 29 SEC Enforcement Action Shows Hedge Fund Managers May Be Liable for Failing to Adequately Support Their CCOs By William V. de Cordova A recent SEC enforcement action asserts the imperative of having an effective and empowered chief compliance officer (CCO) as well […]

Election 2016: Wall Street’s Political Contributions Risk Running Afoul Of Federal Laws

June 11 2015 | Owen Davis – International Business Times Election 2016: Wall Street’s Political Contributions Risk Running Afoul Of Federal Laws Every campaign season, hedge funds and private equity firms spend vast sums to influence political contests. If 2016 keeps pace with previous electoral cycles, the two finance sectors will pump more than $200 […]

SEC May Start Monitoring Hedge Funds’ Social Media Activity

June 17, 2015 | Michelle Jones – ValueWalk SEC May Start Monitoring Hedge Funds’ Social Media Activity As social media rises in popularity, much of Wall Street, including Hedge Funds and registered investment advisors (RIAs), is turning to Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and other social networks to share information. Unfortunately most people view […]

Little investors falling prey to shady small-time operators

April 26, 2015 | John Aidan Byrne – NYPost.com Little investors falling prey to shady small-time operators Average Joes are finding big trouble in little pools. The smaller investors looking to land big hedge-fund and private-equity returns are falling prey to small-time operators, according to an industry study. While the bulk of asset managers are […]

Investors Add $1.19 Billion to Hedge Funds in January; AUM Now $3.033 Trillion; Multi-Strategy Funds Win Big

Jan 21 2015 | Peter Laurelli – evestment.com Investors Add $1.19 Billion to Hedge Funds in January; AUM Now $3.033 Trillion; Multi-Strategy Funds Win Big eVestment’s just-released January 2015 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report shows the industry continuing to attract assets, gaining $1.19 billion during the past month. While some sectors saw large redemptions, other […]

Led By Hedge Funds, Alt Assets Approach $7T

Jan 21 2015 | 11:26am ET – FINalternatives.com Led By Hedge Funds, Alt Assets Approach $7T Thanks in large part to hedge funds, the global alternative assets industry attracted an estimated $690 billion in 2014, bringing total assets under management to a whopping $6.91 trillion. Preqin’s 2015 Global Alternatives Report examined inflows for hedge funds, […]

Survey: 2014 Sees Triumph Of Small Funds

Dec 23 2014 | 12:08pm ET – FINalternatives.com Small hedge funds produced mighty results in 2014, according to new data form research firm Simplify. The top-performing fund of the year was Hiren Ved’s Mumbai-based, $53 million Alchemy Capital Management; a long/short equity fund that was up 63% through November (the most recent data available). Second […]

Fed Gives Banks Until 2017 To Sell Hedge Fund Stakes

Dec 23 2014 | 8:06am ET – FINalternatives.com Call it a Christmas present: the Federal Reserve has given banks an extra two years to divest themselves of hedge fund, private equity and venture capital stakes in compliance with the so-called Volcker rule. That said, it’s not quite what the banks had asked for—they wanted an […]

Hedge Fund Branding Continues to Drive a Majority Of Asset Flows

Aug 12, 2014 Don Steinbrugge – evestment.com Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands. A brand is an investor’s perception of the overall quality of a hedge fund based on multiple evaluation factors that […]