Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: 2015 and 2016 were quiet years for the IPO market. Both mega and medium-sized listing volumes declined. However, some early data suggests that listings could bounce back, according to a new IPO trend study from international law firm Proskauer.
The 2017 stu
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Janus Capital Group writes on Harvest Exchange:
The French presidential elections represent the greatest sou
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The world's largest listed and UK-based hedge fund firm Man Group has reported that its assets under management rose 10% in the first quarter of this year, helped by positive market moves and recent acquisition.
Luke Ellis, chief executive officer of Man Group,
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Former U.S. Federal Reserve board Chairman Paul A. Volcker and author of the Volcker Rule has called on global and U.S. policy makers to renew their commitment to a shared financial reform program. Volcker made the call in a speech he delivered at the 2017 Bretton W
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds proved resilient with most strategies being positive in the first half of April this year amid political and geopolitical uncertainties, Lyxor Asset Management said in its latest Weekly Briefing.
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Investors allocated $15.7 billion in new money to hedge funds in March, according to the latest asset flow data from eVestment. March inflows were the industry's largest positive numbers in 20 months and total industry AUM now stands at $3.107 trillion.
By: Richard H. Baker
Even in times of pressure, research shows that investors particularly institutional investors such as pensions, foundations and endowments continue to use hedge funds as tools to help meet their unique financial and risk management needs.
This is especially true in the
From Christen Thomson, Citigate Dewe Rogerson: Reading some of the mainstream financial press, you would be forgiven for thinking that the hedge fund business model is dead. One august news organisation headlined one particularly gloomy story, "The Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close With
By Alex Gavrish, Etalon Investment Research .
Alex Gavrish explains why best investments are just like good stories or movies: with three-part structure, important turning points, intrigue, drama, and surprises.
Over past few year
John Huber from Saber Capital Management writes on Harvest Exchange:
Buffett talks a lot about the concept he calls the "institutional imperative". In his 1
By: Thomas Walek
President-elect Donald Trump's precedent-shattering approach to press relations has set a new tone in the media.
Executives and business leaders from all industry sectors who sit for interviews should know that they will now face a more aggressive "and defensive&quo
Ryan Morris, President at Meson Capital Partners, writes on Harvest Exchange:
The term activist investor is by no means a uniform character, there are as many
This article was authored by Alex Gavrish, founder and CEO of Etalon Investment Research, and author of "Story Investing" .
Hedge Fund Tales
Zurich / New York, December 5, 2016 – Jon Jonsson, Senior Portfolio Manager Global Fixed Income at Neuberger Berman
Our first thoughts on the Italian referendum result.
The decision by the Italian electorate to vote No in yesterday’s referendum on constitutional reform has numer
Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft Partners
CalPERS was the first high profile public pension to pull out of hedge funds, and was followed a year and a half later by one of the New York City retirement plans. Recently, the number of public pension funds exiting or reducing t
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York for New Managers: Machine driven strategies are having a bit of a moment in the hedge fund world right now. Systematic funds have outperformed other strategies at a time when all ey
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Toronto-based asset management company Sprott Asset Management LP (SAM) has entered into an agreement to sell its Canadian diversified fund business to a management-led group. Under the deal, the new group will have
These hedge funds (and Madeleine Albright) are betting on a debt crisis
From Yahoo.com: There could be a big debt crisis brewing in places like China, India, Latin America and Africa -- and a growing number of investors are amassing war chests to cash in on the distress. Albright Capital
From PIOnline.com: Some of the richest U.S. colleges are pushing back against scrutiny by Congress over the tax-exempt status of university endowments. Lobbying disclosure forms show almost two dozen schools such as Princeton University, University of Notre Dame and Cornell University are including
GAM touts 'tangible results' of turnaround as activist fight hots up
From FNLondon.com: GAM, the Swiss asset manager at the center of an attempted boardroom putsch by activist hedge fund RBR Capital, said its first-quarter results amounted to "tangible" proof that its management's plan f
Featuring : BBL Commodities: 2017 Opportunities in Crude Oil, Refined Products and Natural Gas.Jonathan Goldberg is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of BBL Commodities LP, an investment manager which employs a fundamental, discretionary relative value strategy focused on the petroleum complex and natural gas. Jon ha...» Watch the video
Near Term Trend: PositiveTuesday’s Close: 126’165 Yield: 2.18%UPDATE: We called the top in Yields 18 weeks ago (at roughly the 2.50%- 2.55% region), and for 90% of that time Yields have remained at or below that region.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Tuesday’s Close: 126’165 Yield: 2.18%
UPDATE: We called the top in Yields 18 weeks ago (at roughly the 2.50%- 2.55% region), and for 90% of that time Yields have remained at or below that region.