All change: the evolving hedge fund IT landscape

FEATURE: TECH FIRMS MUST ADAPT TO ENVIRONMENT

A hedge fund industry undergoing seismic change presents challenges not only to investors – technology firms, too, are having to adapt to the new landscape, or perish. By David Walker, with additional reporting by Victor AndersonNew trading instruments, the development of a world of hybrid hedge funds and large launches are among the key trends hedge fund technology firms foresee they will have to grapple with in 2005.Clare Flynn, president of London-based Beauchamp Financial Technology, pre