Thu, Dec 8, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Fund managers are more open to managed account solution

Thursday, July 25, 2013

amb
Nathanael Benzaken
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Hedge fund managers who attended the latest Opalesque 2013 France Roundtable were one in saying that managed account platforms offer one of the best alternative solutions to investors who want to invest in hedge funds.

The Roundtable was sponsored by Lyxor and Eurex and took place on June 6th, 2013 in Paris.

Xavier Lattaignant, Head of Alternative Multi-Management at SCOR Global Investments (SGI) stated, "Managed accounts are a very compelling alternative to direct offshore investment. It is an efficient way to get transparency, control over assets by a third party and improved liquidity in some cases." And he said this works perfectly for SGI because his firm looks for ways to obtain the performance engine of hedge funds in a secure and transparent structure.

He explained that this trend is visible in the increasing number of platforms and the asset growth of these hedge platforms. As institutional investors consider alternative investments, they will do it through managed accounts.

Lattaignant opined that two different models were reinforced after the 2008 crisis and continue to gain traction today. The first was th......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Institutions - Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers, Kentucky board gives final approval to halve hedge fund portfolio, $38bn Finnish fund moves assets to U.S. as Europe flounders, South Korea’s National Pension Fund holds 5% stake in 62 listed companies[more]

    Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, continues to reduce the number of hedge funds, but not the size of its $6.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. It will redeem a total of $760 million from five hedg

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Australian family offices search for good risk adjusted returns, happy to pay for skill[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Australian family offices want foremost good risk adjusted returns, and they are happy to pay for the skill, and in some cases, the limited capacity of an active manager. Jonas Daly, Head of Distribution at B

  3. StepStone announces close of Swiss Capital acquisition[more]

    StepStone Group LP announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG, one of the leading private debt and hedge fund solutions providers in Europe. The transaction was originally announced in May 2016, and has been in the process of receiving regulatory

  4. Investing - Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues, California Resources loses favor with hedge funds[more]

    Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues From Healthcarefinancenews.com: …Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has opened in five cities across the United States to fill the gap. The much-needed new treatment is underwritten

  5. Hedge funds flat in last week of November 'in sympathy with markets’[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds were close to flat in the last week of November in sympathy with markets, which took a pause ahead of the OPEC meeting and Italian referendum. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was -0.1% as of end November 29 (-1.7% YTD), according to the latest