Insights about a Crypto Hedge Fund strategy with Light AI

During the ParisBlockchainWeekSummit which took place in Paris, Station F, from 16th to 17th April, Luigi Li Calzi, Managing Director at Light AI gave us insights about his Crypto Hedge Fund’s strategy, Light AI is an investment management company, based in the US, that develops proprietary machine learning algorithms in pursuit of absolute returns. As…

Understanding a STO: Montessori-HeidiDom project

During the ParisBlockchainWeekSummit which took place in Paris, Station F, from 16th to 17th April, HeidiDom/Montessori, an international network of 30 nurseries, presented its Security Token Offering. A blockchain project anchored in the real world: child care! Delphine Deshayes, Western Europe Business Director at Montessori/Heidi Dom and Céline Moille, Associate Lawer at Yellaw-Bitlaw give us…

Come join us at the first London CryptoBrunch by HedgeBrunch!

We’re excited to be speaking at the first CryptoBrunch by HedgeBrunch! Christophe de la Celle, Head of UK Office will be discussing the road to institutionalising your Crypto Hedge Fund. CryptoBrunch by HedgeBrunch 12 Hay Hill, Mayfair 8am-11am 17th May Buy Tickets Join us for this morning networking and panel discussion “CryptoBrunch” event to cut through…

Join HedgeGuard at ‘A Regulated Cryptocurrency Fund Solution’

HedgeGuard is looking forward to participating at SGGG‘s ‘A regulated Crypto Currency Fund Solution” in Zurich! Tuesday 22nd May Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zurich To register, please email events@sgggfexserv.com  We will be discussing the institutional solutions for Crypto Hedge Funds and how to pioneer your new hedge fund launch strategy ranging from regulatory to technology solutions. To…

Insights for Cryptocurrency Fund Managers & Investors

HedgeGuard will be participating on a panel to discuss the operational priorities for Cryptocurrency Fund Managers. We will be detailing the requirements for launching your Crypto Hedge Fund. Join us to hear understand how to take your fund to the institutional level and view a live demo of our Crypto Portfolio Management System. Cryptocurrency Fund…

Asset Management Technology & Innovation Outlook 2018

Imad Warde, HedgeGuard’s CO-CEO & Founder shares his outlook on asset management technology, the infrastructure surrounding an asset manager’s Investment Book of Record and their Portfolio Management System: How has the technology assisting asset managers evolved in recent years, and what has been the main driver of that change? In the last ten years internet…

Asset Managers and their Operational Edge

Edge, the continuous focus of the portfolio manager, is now being identified and achieved in areas that span outside the traditional investment management remit. This trend is also taking place in an increasingly challenging environment. Long-only managers for example are faced with heightened competition from low-cost passive and new systematic products and it has become…

How to choose your new Portfolio Management System

        By Christophe de la Celle, Head of UK Office & Global Business Development – HedgeGuard Scaling up. Unlocking “operational alpha”. Building an institutional investor and regulator proof infrastructure. These are all key considerations at the forefront of fund managers’ agendas. New technology has allowed funds to achieve increased operational efficiencies which…

Defining an Asset Manager’s Investment Book of Record

Traditional IT architecture involves segregated front-office and operational systems, furthermore these systems can be specific to individual asset classes; equities, fixed income, derivatives and structured products. Products are increasing in complexity and higher regulations require portfolio managers to take a consolidated view of their portfolio holdings. Taking a consolidated view is proving more difficult with…

How To Ace Your Hedge Fund Investor Due Diligence

Raising AUM is a tough endeavor and one that has become even more so post 2008.  Investor roadshows are akin to marathons and “hit ratios” take all their importance.  Once the initial screening stage (where team pedigree, strategy and returns are discussed) has been successfully passed, investors will want to dive deeper through the means…

Hiring Middle Officers – The three key attributes to look out for

By David Fernandes, Head of Middle Office – HedgeGuard When I joined HedgeGuard at the beginning of 2015, our outsourced Middle Office service was composed of 4 people (including myself). Now, a couple of years later, the growth of our activity has seen the team expand to 10 people with members in Paris, London and…