Hedge fund industry performance moderately positive in March
(2 min read) Performance across the diverse hedge fund industry was moderately positive in March with 60% of reporting funds producing positive results and an average return of +0.83%. For the year, the aggregate return for the industry is +4.92%, a fairly good relative return thus far.
Global investors moving record level of assets into Asia Pacific and China Equities
(3 min read) Some key Asia Pacific equities universes saw the majority of managers outperforming the universe benchmark in 2H 2020. These results seem to be attracting interest and flows from global investors.
The Source Podcast: How Aon approaches operational due diligence
(26 min podcast) In this episode of The Source podcast, we chat with Rian Akey, Global Head of Operational Risk Solutions for Aon, to talk about their ODD IQ solutions and how they approach operational due diligence. Back in January, eVestment announced a strategic collaboration with Aon to provide their ODD research directly through the eVestment platform.
654 strategies from 342 firms added to eVestment in Q1
(2 min read) eVestment typically sees about 500 strategies added in a quarter, but Q1 well outpaced the average with 654 strategies added from 342 firms.
Phil Mackintosh: All about failing trades
(5 min read) Failure-to-Deliver (FTD) occurs when one party fails to uphold their end of a trade by not delivering their shares (or cash) by the settlement date, currently two days after the trade (T+2). Just how many trades fail?