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 Anderson

New 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