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Compliance keeping you up at night?

Reports, reports, reports! It’s enough to wake any hedge fund exec in the middle of the night in a cold sweat – the compliance nightmares. Sign o’ the times In just a few years, we’ve seen the alternative investment industry

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Posted in Advent Software, Compliance, Hedge Funds

Debunking 7 myths about alternatives

There are many misconceptions about alternatives. Investors either have wrong assumptions concerning their nature and function in individual portfolios, or their availability, thinking alts are not affordable and available only to ultra-high-net-worth individuals or institutions. Due to these, and many

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Posted in Technology, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

Survey Finds Buyside Asset Managers to Significantly Boost Portfolio Allocations to Alternatives, Loans, Equities, and Mutual Funds

In Q2 of 2016 we conducted a survey, the 2016 Global Insurance Asset Management Technology Outlook, polling 100 insurance and asset management executives in accounting, finance operations, investments, and technology from around the globe. 

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Posted in Asset Managers, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

Alternative Investment Professionals: Get Ready for 2013

The Eurozone debt crisis, slow growth in Asia, and a sluggish US recovery made 2012 a challenging year for alternative investors. Add to that fiscal woes in Greece and Spain, plus the regulatory challenges of Dodd-Frank, EMIR and the AIFM

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Posted in Compliance, Hedge Funds, Trends

A Balancing Act: Managing Due Diligence and Delivering Returns

Seeking to deliver better returns that most domestic securities offer, asset management has changed for endowments and foundations along with defined contribution plans and necessitated increasing allocations to alternative investments.  The change in the landscape appears to be the norm,

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Posted in Hedge Funds


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