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A SQUARE 14 Nov 2007

Wednesday, November 14, 2007
SPACs, Automotive (hybrid and energy) innovation Fund
  Two “mock funds” that drew my attention at the closing session of a half- semester hedge-fund class taught at the Stern School of Business at New York University
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A SQUARE :: 14Nov07 A SQUARE 14 Nov 2007
Category Full A SQUARE issue of the week
Author Sona Blessing
SPACs, Automotive (hybrid and energy) innovation Fund
  Two “mock funds” that drew my attention at the closing session of a half- semester hedge-fund class taught at the Stern School of Business at New York University
  SPACs offer inherent investor protection with intrinsic, structurally limited downside. That is why they are gaining popularity amongst institutional investors … CBFB did its first deal yesterday.
The second, a multi-strategy fund with exposure to public and private companies that are leading the next generation of automotive (hybrid and energy) innovation

Unique Strategies - Part II, FoF
  A FoF that identifies “unique risk premia” and invests in “emerging strategies” such as reinsurance, energy and asset backed investing
  Access to a broad range of uncorrelated risk premia
Fund management expertise - (draws on team’s multi-disciplinary skill pool)
Ability to originate new opportunities to capture or provide liquidity

A Water Fund
  Fund provides equity exposure to hydro commerce, globally
  Spans the entire water themes spectrum –
Companies providing products and services toward the collection, storage, conveyance, treatment, distribution and monitoring/analysis of water and waste water for domestic, commercial, industrial and agricultural uses)
There are at least 400 public companies that represent a combined market capitalisation of USD1trn

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