CAYMAN FUNDS | 2017
past 12 months. On top of questioning management fees, there are
also questions around total expense ratios for hedge funds.
Other topics that came up in the hedge fund space and in PE are
what are the investment managers doing to attract the right talent
and retain it. This is an issue that also moves into what investment
managers are doing to optimise using technology, outsourcing and
other programmes to reduce the burden on the existing team and
allow the investment management team to execute good quality
service for their clients. It might be a question of reorganising how
the investment management professionals spend the time to focus
on portfolio analysis instead of regulation, for example.
The fact is that our industry has to be nimble and has to adapt
otherwise the investors who make this industry so vibrant and make
Cayman the jurisdictional choice when it comes to new formations
will look at other jurisdictions as alternatives. We are also seeing
more interest in things such as PE or real estate investments.
On the whole, Cayman is proud to continue to be a premier financial
THE ANNUAL EY CAYMAN FUNDS ROUNDTABLE
Policy and Legislation
head of Investments