Managed security and branded document portals are growing in popularity as hedge funds become cautious of cybersecurity threats to their business.
If your firm isn’t already using an Investors’ Portal, you may want to ask yourself “why not?” Oftentimes at hedge funds, marketing officers struggle to successfully fulfill the requirements of the job without an essential tool in their toolbox: one central system to support their marketing activities. Why?
The asset management industry is a hard industry to crack on. Especially when it comes to Hedge funds, all the regulations, the compliance headaches and the costs associated with spreading the word are prohibiting the Marketing Manager to publicly declare that the fund is doing great.
Think of the following scenario:
You start planning your trip long in advance before the actual event. You arrange the flights, the hotel, the material you need and you try to plan ahead your sales strategy. ” Who else is going there? What it the best elevator pitch I can use? How can I convince the Investors that I am the manager they should be speaking with?”
Many investors today focus the bulk of their attention on gathering information and data when it comes to manager assessment. From reading through documentation (DDQs, supplement, financial statements, presentations etc) to the analysis of performance series, investors certainly have their work cut out. But is this approach solid, or is it just scratching the surface?
The research examines big managers’ path to growth, providing a roadmap for all emerging and start-up managers as they make their way to $1bn AUM.
Our collaborative research with AIMA and GPP, “Making it Big” provides insights from larger, more established managers who blazed a trail in building a billion-dollar hedge fund business. The research examines their path to growth, providing a road map for all emerging and start-up managers.
Many regard asset management as a traditional, slow-moving industry. Its reluctance to innovate has seen it trail other areas of finance, such as trading and retail banking, when it comes to the adoption of technology. But this is changing.
Investors face tough decisions when deciding how to allocate capital. After all, choosing between thousands of funds is a complicated process.
Here are 5 simple questions investors ask when selecting a fund that’s right for them and how a fund should answer in order to give themselves the best chance of engagement.
For young and smaller firms, raising capital can seem like a never-ending job. It requires hard work, patience, and a willingness to continually knock on doors that show no signs of opening. Thankfully, you don’t have to do it alone. With the right software solutions, tools, website, and partners, your next round of funding won’t be nearly as stressful, awkward, or energy-depleting. Here are some ideas that will help you succeed.