AIFMD and why firms should look to Malta

“Domiciling in Malta offers an array of benefits. It is one of the more cost-efficient onshore jurisdictions to establish in, something which undoubtedly appeals to small managers.”

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Capital Hungry Hedge Funds

“The challenges facing emerging hedge fund managers are well-documented. The sheer volume of regulation following the financial crisis has had a significant impact on the hedge fund operating model.”

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Challenges and Opportunities for Capital hungry hedge funds

“The days when a hedge fund could launch with $5 million in capital and minimal infrastructure are long gone.”

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Get a Linear Perspective

“Because the company doesn’t have big-bank overheads, it is able to deal with smaller clients generating combined revenue in the hundreds of thousands rather than millions, as required by banks.”

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How to start a hedge fund in Europe

“Many of the key components of running a start-up fund can and should be more effectively outsourced to allow focus on the core investment decisions.”

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Nature abhors a vacuum or ‘horror vacui”

“This vacuum in the market creates a problem for many and an opportunity for those ready to fill the void.”

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Investment – How companies can find backing and investment for their Fin Tech start-ups and what investors are looking for in a pitch

“Investors however still require, as you would expect, business cases to be presented in well-structured business plans.”

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The Impact of Basel III and AIFMD on Emerging Funds

“How does a start-up find a suitable PB who understands their needs and will nurture the fund in it’s early days?”

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The prime brokerage revolution

“The changing nature of the prime broker-hedge fund relationship is going to have a significant impact on the boutique prime brokerage market.”

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Buy-side traders beware: outsourcing set for revival

Linear Outsourced Trading  Linear Outsourced Trading’s Paul Walker-Duncalf featured in Tim Cave’s Financial News article (May, 2016). The full article can be found on Financial News  “Paul Walker-Duncalf left as BlackRock’s global head of equity trading in May 2015 to move to an outsourced trading operation. He joined a team at prime broker Linear Investments […]

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