Tue, Apr 24, 2018
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
A SQUARE Archive
Enter Search Text (more..)
string and or
All Dates Last 30 days Last 90 days Last 365 days
Start Date: End Date:   NB. All dates are dd/mm/yyyy
Order by date Order by category
HELPCENTER

Order by Date
Infrastructure

[13Nov08] Infrastructure Special
    We think a globally and sector diversified portfolio of green-field and brown-field assets can achieve a blended return that ranges from 9% to 13% p.a. over a period of 5 to 8 years.

Download

[14Oct08] Fund that invests in listed utilities, infrastructure, renewables
    Strategy is based on fundamentals - Opportunistic and thematic concentrated exposure

Download

[22Apr08] Infrastructure Special
    The key attraction of infrastructure as an asset class is its sustainable growth profile which is relatively immune to economic cycles.

Download

[17Oct07] Findings from an academic study that focused on investing in listed infrastucture entities
    If you are looking to identify infrastructure investment opportunities: consider a country’s macro economic stability, its legal and political environment and its demographic profile.

Download

[05Sep07] First State Global Listed Infrastructure Fund
    A long only fund that will invest in listed infrastructure securities from around the globe:

Download

[30May07] Infrastructure Investing in Europe
    Private investment in infrastructure has become increasingly accepted by Western democracies as they grapple with the demands of ageing infrastructure and increased fiscal constraints. At the same time, pension funds and other large institutional investor

Download

[06Feb07] INFRAX INFRASTRUCTURE TRACKER CERTIFICATE
    Access to the high potential infrastructure sector

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Infrastructure /PPP

[16Apr09] "...long duration infrastructure assets at prices well below fundamental value."
    Capital is currently being allocated where returns are more certain, for example in regulated utility networks in developed markets

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Innovation

[14May09] "Whether the risk/return profile of an innovative area is attractive enough ...
    Some investment areas that might not be suitable today might over time develop and be an investable proposition ...

Download

[27Jun07] 47°N Innovation Fund
    Fund offers diversification and global access to selected hedge fund managers that pursue strategies in new “alternative” investment areas

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Insurance

[26Sep11] A SQUARE 26 Sep 2011
    Investing in insurance-linked securities - The Solidum Cat Bond Fund

Download

[29Apr11] A SQUARE 29 Apr 2011
    A new study analyzing performance and risk of open-end life settlement funds

Download

[06Jan11] A SQUARE 06 Jan 2011
    Insurance-linked securities

Download

[08Nov10] A SQUARE 08 Nov 2010
    Investing in traded life policies

Download

[25Aug10] A SQUARE 25 Aug 2010
    Catastrophe bonds

Download

[23Apr10] The catastrophe market – A Q&A with Nebula Capital Management's Aleem Mawji
    Instruments, trends and innovation on the market for catastrophe reinsurance

Download

[08Mar10] UK promises huge opportunities for longevity swaps market
    A Q&A with Centurion Fund Managers

Download

[11Jun12] Investing in life settlements
    Market update and performance of life ILS funds

Download

[10May12] ILS market update
    Industry analysts say 'good time to invest in ILS'

Download

[30Apr09] Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - I
    Extreme mortality bonds are really designed for extreme events. So far nothing came even close to paying out.

Download

[30Apr09] Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - II
    Only mortality risk has been securitised and all health risk still remains within the insurance sector.

Download

[30Apr09] Special - Pandemic Related Insurance Investing - III
    The current Mexican swine flu crisis is the first major excess mortality threat since SARS in 2003, and may motivate further excess

Download

[07Dec08] Insights on what makes the valuation of life settlements complex
    For a single policy, longevity reduces the return significantly.

Download

[04Nov08] High frequency, low severity insurance led investing
    In fact, the AXA motor offering is a phenomenon - for such publicly investable opportunities are few and far between

Download

[12Sep08] A fund that implements diversified strategies focused on investing in longevity/mortality risk
    Expertise and experience in premium financing as well as in re-insurance

Download

[20Aug08] An insurance linked securities fund
    Allocation bias is portfolio based securitisations - where frequency and not severity is the value driver

Download

[31Jul08] A Diversified CAT Bond Fund
    An early participant in cat bond investing - experience and expertise

Download

[17Jul08] New risks being considered for securitisation & more ...
    Some players in the industry are also exploring the potential securitisation of casualty risks – specific classes of liability exposure.

Download

[13Feb08] Marine/cargo insurance risk - prospects of securitisation
    We have seen marine in some capital markets quota share deals (a.k.a. sidecars).

Download

[31Jan08] An Insurance Event Linked Securities Fund
    Structural independence to equity, bond and non-traditional markets

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Sequoia takes Facebook stake as shares slide in data controversy, $1.4b hedge fund sees intact fundamentals for Facebook, Jim Cramer reveals some 'suggested hedge fund trades' amid the Trump tariffs[more]

    Sequoia takes Facebook stake as shares slide in data controversy From Bloomberg.com: The $4.2 billion Sequoia Fund bought a small position in Facebook Inc. as the stock slid late in the first quarter, investment manager Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb told clients. "The recent controversy enab

  2. Activist Investors - Blue Sky-owned Wild Breads faces uncertain future[more]

    From AFR.com: A Blue Sky private equity investment in artisan-style baker Wild Breads enjoyed multiple valuation upgrades despite losing millions and breaching its lending covenants, accounts lodged with the regulator last week show. Wild Breads lost $2.4 million in 2017, but Blue Sky ascribed a hig

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: Barnegat to close hedge fund to outside investors on weak opportunities[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Bob Treue's Barnegat Fund Management said it is closing its $666m fixed income relative value hedge fund to outside investors. "The negative side to gains in Fixed Income Arbitrage is that unless we find new opportunit

  4. Investing - Hedge fund makes a big bet on malls, British hedge fund manager Odey short UK government bonds on QE bet[more]

    Hedge fund makes a big bet on malls From Barrons.com: The dominant narrative on American shopping malls is that they're dead. Crushed by Amazon.com, many brick-and-mortar retail stores are destined for bankruptcy. And where is the most retail, clustered all together? Malls. From a

  5. Performance - Hedge funds suffer first back-to-back loss in two years, Netflix performance burns hedge fund short sellers, Macro hedge fund up 14.5% in first quarter sees dollar falling, Renaissance Technologies rebounds across hedge funds in March[more]

    Hedge funds suffer first back-to-back loss in two years From Bloomberg.com: Hedge Fund returns sank for a second straight month in March, the first back-to-back loss since the first two months of 2016, as trade wars, tech-sector woes and a Fed rate hike dragged down the S&P 500 from its