RIAs Dominate M&A Deals for Second Year Running
“It remains a seller’s market for RIAs, and the industry is in a position of strength,” Schwab's Jonathan Beatty said.
Hedge Fund Standards Board Proposes Fuller Disclosure for Investors
The Hedge Fund Standards Board has proposed three changes to current standards to help investors assess conflicts of interest as part of their due diligence.
Crowdfunding Makes Rapid Gains With Accredited Investors
Investment in and access to private equity via crowdfunding are accelerating, thanks to new rules issued by the SEC under the JOBS Act.
Hedge Fund Inflows Resume After Year-End Redemption Crunch
Multi-strategy funds and managed futures strategies are the darlings of investors, according to eVestment.
No Financial Sacrifice Required for Sustainable Investing, Morgan Stanley Finds
Sustainable equity mutual funds more than hold their own against traditional funds, according to the firm.
Surprise Findings on Gender, Religion in Philanthropy
Women Give 2014 study finds greater generosity among non-religiously affiliated younger women.
New Internet Domain Extensions Meant to Help Charities Succeed
Two new Internet domain extensions—.ngo and .ong—are available to approved independent, nonpolitical charities.
How Investors and Managers See the Hedge Fund Industry
Institutional investors have become a dominant force in the global hedge fund industry, and their priorities are reshaping the sector and forcing managers to bolster operations.
Hedge Funds Start Year Fast on Strength of February’s 2.5% Return
Equity strategies led hedge funds to a robust 2.5% return in February, the best monthly performance in two years for the Preqin all-strategy benchmark.
Fearing Rate Hike, Global Investors Flee U.S. Stocks
Global investors significantly reduced their U.S. equity allocations in February, according to BofA Merrill Lynch’s March fund manager survey.