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  • Global hedge fund distribution survey 2015: PwC
    Browse by industry Browse by service Monthly highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Global hedge fund distribution survey 2015 Download Global hedge fund distribution survey 2015 Distribution Disrupted Spotlight on Alternatives The rapid changes across the global economic landscape due to the financial crisis have generated tremendous change in the asset management industry as it has assumed centre stage The need for increased and sustainable long term investment returns has increased investor appetite for alternative asset classes in particular Increased regulation has helped focus minds in the hedge fund industry Identifying and targeting sales channels and targets was not systematic at many hedge funds until recently Today many have sophisticated processes to decide which investor channel or channels and which markets and regulatory regimes they want to target This report Distribution Disrupted A Spotlight On Alternatives is a collaboration between PwC and the Alternative Investment Management Association AIMA and assesses the impact of regulatory reforms and changed investor behaviour on hedge fund distribution models and capital raising efforts opportunities which is a priority for firms continuing to seek growth Asset management Hedge funds Insight Meet our team Private equity Real estate Emerging Trends in Real Estate Global outlook Europe United States and Canada Asia Pacific Real Estate 2020 Traditional investment management Benchmarking Hub Banking capital

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  • Alternative Asset Management 2020: PwC
    Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Alternative Asset Management 2020 Fast Forward to Centre Stage Mike Greenstein and Andrew Thorne discuss how we see the alternative asset management landscape evolving as we near 2020 6 key business imperatives 1 2 Download Exec Summary In early 2014 PwC published a report called Asset Management 2020 A Brave New World Asset Management 2020 predicted a huge rise in assets over the coming years and rapid developments in the global economic environment have pushed asset management to the forefront of social and economic change An important part of this change the need for increased and sustainable long term investment returns has propelled the alternative asset classes to a more prominent role in the investment management industry In fact PwC predicts global alternative assets will increase to US 15 3 trillion by 2020 In the lead up to that the global alternative asset management industry is expected to experience a period of transformation as players calibrate their business and operations and make technology a top investment priority To help alternative asset managers plan for the future Alternative Asset Management 2020 Fast Forward to Centre Stage explores the likely changes in the alternative asset management industry landscape over the coming years and identifies six key business imperatives for alternative asset managers The report then examines how alternative fund managers can implement and prosper from each of these six imperatives For more information and to download the report click on the publication link Close Asset management Hedge funds Insight Meet our team Private equity Real estate Emerging Trends in Real Estate Global

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  • Global financial services FinTech report: PwC
    highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Global FS FinTech report FinTech is a major disruptor in the financial services industry We are facing sweeping technological changes that will no doubt profoundly affect the way we do business To keep pace with these changes and help our clients navigate them successfully PwC is developing a Global FinTech Report The report will include the results of a global survey that aims to assess the attitudes trends opportunities and threats associated with FinTech and mobile technology The resulting report will examine the emergence of technology in the global financial sector the implications of technology for the financial industry the explosive growth of the FinTech sector and the attitudes of banks insurers and asset and wealth managers regarding FinTech e g do they see it as an opportunity or a threat This report will include feedback from a broad range of the world s top financial institutions as well as insights and analysis from PwC s experts in the FS and FinTech arenas If you have any questions please contact us Financial services Asset management Banking capital markets Insurance Shaping the future landscape of financial services Financial regulation MiFID Basel III Basel updates European financial regulation updates Solvency II Volcker Rule Strategic and operational impacts of the Volcker Rule

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  • Asset management: Hedge funds
    models in order to satisfy increasing demands from investors Regulation Hedge fund managers face increased regulation The Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act in the United States and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Europe are both having considerable impacts on the industry already if only for the uncertainty that they have created until they are in effect Additionally regulators are increasing their expectations of compliance programmes Managers need to spend time planning and preparing Operations Faced with greater demands for transparency and a need to mitigate the operational risks revealed by the credit crisis managers are developing totally new operating models These involve the entire infrastructure including people processes technology data and organisational design They aim to increase the degree granularity and immediacy of insight and information around all elements of risk including investment exposure and processing of client assets This all means additional costs and ultimately pressure on returns for investors Tax Tax authorities across the globe are seeking investors identities e g the US FATCA provisions in the United States raising tax rates and questioning long established holding structures They are reinforcing all of this with increased audit activity Managers must respond by improving their tax functions Restructuring With fees under pressure and some funds still below their high water marks revenue is under pressure at a time when increased investment is needed in compliance and operations Future growth may require better access to distribution or greater scale For some managers mergers or more transparent investing models may hold the key Meanwhile the appetite for dedicated managed accounts has increased insulating a large investor from other investor s liquidity demands and allowing for bespoke tailoring of investment strategy risk profile and transparency Risk Hedge fund governance and operational risk management has been called into question by

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  • Asset management: Traditional investment management
    Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Traditional investment management Traditional asset management firms and their related products remain under pressure due largely to continued market volatility Asset prices remain below their peaks traditional investment funds continue to fight the view that they are becoming commoditised and regulatory change continues Managers need to be clear about how they are tackling these and other emerging threats and opportunities Risk The changing nature of the markets regulatory scrutiny and increased transaction activity has led to the need for clearer and improved risk management and governance practices Underlying this is the danger of severe reputational damage if significant events or activities are not dealt with appropriately Restructuring Managers can use restructuring as a route to growth Mergers for example create the scale needed to distribute low cost products or fill in product ranges with high alpha strategies Alternatively there are specific opportunities for growth in lower risk products such as bond funds exchange traded funds and some of the simpler higher risk products People With bonus payments being scaled back there is pressure to increase base salaries HR professionals have to decide how to redefine the overall compensation offering taking into account upwards pay pressure from employees and criticism from shareholders regulators and the public over excessive incentive outcomes Market reporting Funds are being challenged to improve transparency around adviser fee and distribution arrangements as well as performance Greater standardisation is needed to ensure trust is rebuilt in the marketplace Regulation Changes in regulation are affecting traditional investment managers creating opportunities as well as challenges Understanding emerging regulations across various borders can confer competitive advantage Operations While traditional asset managers did

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  • Asset management: Private equity: PwC
    PwC territory sites Private equity Private equity firms have entered a new era in their evolution Regulation is increasing and tax authorities are becoming more assertive Creating value requires continued active management of portfolio companies Firms need to re evaluate their investment strategies compliance functions and holding structures Risk As private equity firms have grown from small partnerships to global organisations so their control and tax risks have grown Today tax authorities are challenging long established holding structures Private equity managers need to institutionalise their approach to these amplified risks Institutional investors in private equity require tax certainty Restructuring Creating value in the current economic environment is difficult Private equity firms have to generate sustainable EBIT growth in portfolio companies and adapt to investing in emerging markets as well ensuring an awareness of responsible investing Many also have to manage existing under performing portfolio companies Do you have the necessary expertise With debt finance in shorter supply how will you finance your acquisitions What does it take to achieve a profitable exit Regulation The alternative asset management industry including private equity is facing increased regulation The Private Fund Investment Advisers Registration Act in the US and the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive in Europe are increasing the burden of compliance At the same time regulators are increasing their expectations of compliance programmes Managers need to spend time planning and preparing Asset managers should carefully consider the impact of such regulation on the organisation and business models People With carried interest under pressure HR professionals have to decide how to redefine the overall compensation offering taking into account criticism from shareholders regulators and the public over excessive incentive outcomes Regulation is also demanding increased transparency in this regard Market reporting Investors are demanding greater transparency on valuation techniques and FAS 157

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  • Benchmarking insights: Asset management analysis: PwC
    team Code of conduct Corporate responsibility Network governance Our contribution to the debate Genesis Park Diversity and inclusion Analyst relations Alumni Member firms worldwide Live events and discussions Strategy Research insights View featured Browse by issue Browse by industry Browse by service Monthly highlights Spotlight The CEO agenda CEO insights blog Careers About PwC Technology careers Employer of choice Our history PwC Professional Employability Aspire to lead PwC s series on leadership and gender equality Country job search Explore careers with Strategy Press room Facts and figures Press contacts Analyst relations Global International PwC Sites Commonly visited PwC sites Global Australia Brazil Canada China Hong Kong France Germany India Italy Japan Mexico Middle East Netherlands Russia Singapore South Africa South Korea Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States Complete list of PwC territory sites Benchmarking Insights PwC s Asset Management perspectives analysis What factors will drive future demand for hedge fund administration services View data on European alternative asset management firms industry practices Key takeaways for mutual funds and other traditional asset managers Benchmarking Insights PwC s asset management perspectives and analysis Through ongoing studies and reports PwC s global Benchmarking Insights series provides a deep look at industry wide issues trends and performance Asset management firms can view a combination of qualitative and quantitative benchmarking results that will help them identify and probe critical issues in their operations and organizations Publications Hedge Fund Adminstration The Quest for Profitable Growth Traditional Asset Management Survey Real Estate Firms IT Systems Study European Alternative Fund Survey Alternatives Administration Study Alternatives Governance Study Alternatives Valuation Study Alternative Fund Administration Survey Video library A three dimensional approach to benchmarking Tax and benchmarking issues How can benchmarking help What is benchmarking Why is benchmarking important Asset Management benchmarking hub Publications Video library Contacts Barry Benjamin

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  • Asset management publications
    dos and important issues in real estate taxation in 34 tax systems worldwide Global hedge fund distribution survey 2015 December 11 2015 This report is a collaboration between PwC and the Alternative Investment Management Association AIMA and examines disruption in the hedge fund sector Choosing an investment vehicle European Real Estate Fund Regimes December 01 2015 This booklet seeks to compare more than 30 different types of fund vehicles in 18 European countries in a summary form by looking at a consistent set of key topics and noting major pros and cons Compare and contrast Worldwide Real Estate Investment Trust REIT Regimes December 01 2015 This publication keeps you up to speed and allow you to compare the various global REIT regimes in 26 countries Asset Management 2020 and beyond Transforming your business for a new global tax world October 02 2015 Asset managers need to plan for the future PwC sets out a vision of what the tax landscape will look like in 2020 and beyond in new report Alternative Asset Management 2020 Fast Forward to Centre Stage June 26 2015 The global alternative asset management industry is expected to experience a period of transformation over the coming years Are you ready Asset Management Insights March 23 2015 PwC s Asset Management Insights keeps you informed about our latest thinking on critical topics such as growth governance people regulation and risk management Exchange traded funds ETFs Understanding the future opportunities and challenges January 26 2015 Exchange Traded Funds ETFs are no longer considered a niche product New investor segments continue to integrate ETFs into their portfolios and fund sponsors continue to introduce new products Real Estate 2020 Building the future February 24 2014 As confidence returns to real estate the industry faces a number of fundamental shifts that will

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