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Technology helps smaller and mid-sized funds to compete with larger peers

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

From Opalesque Staff:

Ed Gouldstone is the Head of Hedge Fund Product Management for Linedata, responsible for the company’s global product strategy in the alternative investment markets and across all of the company’s front and middle office products.

In an interview with Opalesque, Gouldstone expressed his twin views of optimism and caution for the hedge fund industry over 2013. "The past few years have marked a period of significant change for hedge funds in particular and the investment industry in general" he said. "The apprehensive behavior of global markets operating in a regulatory pressure cooker combined with a limited investor appetite for operational risk, have contributed to shaping what the industry has become and how it will develop over the next few years".

For Gouldstone, looking at the industry from a top down view, it is clear that alternative investments are a growing and essential part of the investment universe. "As alternative strategies have evolved, so too have the institutional practices and professionalism of hedge funds overall. As a technology and services provider we see this almost daily: managers extending what they want to provide from a transparency point of view, implementing improved processes around risk – both market and operational, and taking a more opportunistic view in terms of structuring their products, be that via UCITS, managed accounts o......................

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