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The Present and Future of Actively Managed ETFs

Apr 28th, 2013 | Filed under: ETFs

A recent paper by the SEI in collaboration with ETF Trends explains that the share creation/redemption process sets up a feature of ETFs, and in particular of active ETFs, that constitutes a potential competitive disadvantage vis-à-vis mutual funds. The former, not the latter, are susceptible to front running. Read More

How Hedge Funds Need to Adapt Part II

Apr 21st, 2013 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Performance, Analytics & Metrics, Hedge Fund Operations and Risk Management, Hedge Fund Strategies, Institutional Investing

Part II of a new SEI report on hedge funds and adapting to survival.Read More

Private Equity: Problems and Disconnects

Feb 21st, 2013 | Filed under: Private Equity

If PE managers want to raise money in the present environment, they have to be very clear with their potential investors about how their strategy will work, and they have to pay attention to what those investors are trying to tell them. Further, it might help if neither side in that equation pays too much attention to consultants.Read More

Funds of Hedge Funds May Be Down, But Don’t Count Them Out

Dec 6th, 2012 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies, High-net-worth investors

Away from the bleak headlines, the funds of hedge funds industry is quietly reinventing itself.Read More

The Shifting Hedge Fund Landscape: Operations and Due Diligence

Feb 28th, 2012 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies

One crucial takeaway from SEI's latest is that "the quality of operations is a major consideration in institutions' screening and evaluation of hedge funds." Eighty percent of respondents agreed with the observation that "operational strength is a hallmark of an institutional-quality hedge fund." One quarter of those say they agree "strongly." Only three percent disagree.Read More

New Survey Concludes Finding Alpha Is Difficult

Oct 5th, 2011 | Filed under: Performance, Analytics & Metrics, Private Equity, Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies

The second in a three-part series on private equity from SEI shows that alpha is a bit slippery these days.Read More