Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York:
The Alternative Investment Management
Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published "The
Case for Hedge Funds", a compilation of AIMA’s thought-leadership research
since the global financial crisis.
The report is essentially a compilation of AIMA's work on showing the value of hedge funds. It includes excerpts from AIMA’s key research papers, including the "Roadmap
to Hedge Funds", the first guide about hedge funds to be produced
collaboratively by the industry and investors; "The Cost of Compliance", a
global survey of managers that revealed the significant investments they are
making in order to comply with the new regulatory requirements; "Beyond
60/40", which demonstrated the different roles that hedge funds play in
institutional investors’ portfolios; and "Apples and Apples", an educational
guide to understanding hedge fund performance.
There are also extracts from many of AIMA’s white papers and articles on a
range of topics including the industry’s social utility, the impact of
institutionalisation, shadow banking, short selling and the industry’s
In a recent Oplaesque TV interview, AIMA CEO Jack Inglis also noted th......................
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