Tuesday, 22 July 2014
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Feb 17 2009 | 1:25am ET
Global hedge fund assets will fall by another $200 billion this quarter, a top UBS executive said today.
“We are going to see a reduction in hedge fund assets, we are going to see a decline in the number of hedge funds, we are going to see some strategies that will not work in this environment,” Timothy Bell, global head of hedge funds advisory at UBS Wealth Management, said.
Hedge fund assets will sink to $1.2 trillion by the end of the first quarter, a nearly 40% decline since peaking in the middle of 2008. Bell said the continued asset evaporation will be caused in part by hedge fund liquidations and a decline in the use of leverage.
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…