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Outsourcing: No longer yes or no, but what and how

Should you outsource your operations and technology? It’s a question hedge funds have been asking themselves for years. Not anymore. For many hedge fund managers, it is no longer an issue of whether to outsource — but rather, what functions

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Posted in Advent Software, Asset Managers, Hedge Funds, Traditional and Alternative Asset Management

Billionaire Boys Club

Forbes has just named the 40 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders of 2012. This illustrious crew earned a combined $16.7 billion last year. The top earner took home $2.2 billion. Another four made over $1 billion each. (One is

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Posted in Global, Hedge Funds, Trends

Advent Delivers Compliance Resources for Hedge Fund Managers

Given the increasing importance of reporting, disclosure, and due diligence requirements for hedge fund managers (think Dodd-Frank and AIFMD), we’re pleased to offer a resource-packed Alternative Investor section on Advent.com. The Alternative Investor section includes links to videos and demos of

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Posted in Compliance, Hedge Funds

Risk and Technology Investment

Many factors go into weighing risk. In general, however, risk is proportional to trading volume and asset size. As illustrated by the graph below, a firm’s investment in technology to manage risk is typically proportional to its size in terms

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Posted in Compliance

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