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24. May. 2013 |
Other Voices: What the doctor ordered [more]
By: Andre Boreas, Director-Alternative Investments, Intralinks
I had the opportunity to attend a real estate conference a few weeks ago where the topic of transparency was a hot button issue. More information, quicker turnaround times and deeper due diligence was the mantra among the general par
17. May. 2013 |
Other Voices: Three 'game changers’ have limited contagion in European markets [more]
This piece was authored by Melanie Rijkenberg, CFA, Associate Director, Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company Europe LLP.
Since the start of the year we have seen a clear de-correlation in global markets and most n
17. May. 2013 |
Other Voices: Great rotation? What great rotation? [more]
In the article below, Alex McKnight, investment manager at GAM, an independent, active investment management firm, comments on why convertibles are catching investors’ eyes.
We believe the "great rotation" is ov
02. May. 2013 |
Other Voices: The changing role of hedge funds in pension plan portfolios [more]
This article was authored by Shahid Ikram, CIO at Aviva Investors, a global asset manager that is part of Aviva, one of the world’s largest insurance companies, and appeared first in Swiss daily newspaper Le Temps on Monday.
02. May. 2013 |
Other Voices: How the JOBS ACT will benefit hedge fund investors [more]
This article was authored by Donald A. Steinbrugge, Managing Member of Agecroft Partners LLC, a third-party marketer based in Richmond, VA, U.S.
It has been recently covered in the media that Mary Jo White, who became SEC chair
16. Apr. 2013 |
Other Voices: A primer on AIFMD for U.S. advisers [more]
This article was authored by Deborah Prutzman, Founder and CEO of New York based-RFG, which provides, among other things, regulatory and risk guidance.
AIFMD—As a U.S. adviser, are you within its scope and can you avoid its reach?
05. Apr. 2013 |
Other Voices: Ikos's Elena Ambrosiadou asks: "Has anyone learnt anything from the recent Cyprus maelstrom, and will it make a difference?" [more]
This piece was provided by Elena Ambrosiadou, chief executive officer of Ikos Asset Management.
Cyprus is in the middle of a financial maelstrom - where did it come from and what needs to be done about it now? Cyprus is the third
27. Mar. 2013 |
Other Voices: Chasing shadows: should hedge funds shadow administrators? [more]
This article was provided by Bijesh Amin, Co-Founder/Managing Director at Indus Valley Partners.
To shadow or not to shadow
At least that is the question facing many large hedge funds with assets well
above the magical $1bn mark.
The production of a portfolio NAV (Net Asset Value) is
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- SWF Institute rankings: total sovereign wealth funds' assets amount to $5,473bn[more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: - According to the SWF Institute's latest Sovereign Wealth Fund Rankings, the total amount of sovereign wealth funds' asset under management is now $5,473bn, to which oil and gas relate
- Mariner’s incubation platform takes on new volatility arbitrage fund[more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:- Mariner Investment Group, a $10bn alternative asset manager headquartered in New York which launched an
- A bad week for Japan[more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: - The Japanese stock market got inflated by 80% in six months following Shinzo Abe’s appointment as Prime Minister in December 2012. Indeed, Abe almost immediately launched monetary policy, fiscal policy and economic growth strategies (two points of a three-poin
- UBP is changing its alternative funds' management model[more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: - Arié Assayag, head of alternative investments at Union Bancaire Privée, aka UBP, told Swiss daily Le
- A SQUARE 14 Dec 2012: A new report analyzes the performance of REITs during periods of non-normal, negative returns.