Fri, Apr 20, 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
Shipping

[16Jan08] Opportunities Ahoy!
    For the shipping markets, in general, this has been a reality check.

[06Nov07] Shipping expertise from Pierre Aury
    Perhaps the most unusual feature is that freight rates represent the price of a service that cannot be stored and is performed over a period of time

Download

[14Aug07] ShipInx Certificate
    Certificate provides daily, liquid access to investing in global maritime transport

Download

[06Jun07] Clarkson Shipping Hedge Fund
    Both the derivative and equity portfolios are based on the team’s long term fundamental view of the opportunities in the global shipping market. The managers employ qualitative and quantitative technical trading to extract returns from short to medium ter

Download

[02May07] Expertise on shipping related investments
    Shipping investments tend to show almost no correlation with other asset classes

Download

[13Feb07] Global Maritime Investments
    Achieves uncorrelated returns by investing in both the derivatives and the physical shipping market

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Special Investment Opportunities

[31Jan08] Expertise on "special investment opportunities"
    This does not need to be rocket science. Loans tend to be of lower quality when advanced at the peak of a bull market.

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Speciality Finance

[01Apr08] Investing in non-prime auto paper
    Based on my experience, and rather ironically, good times are more perilous than bad.

Download

Disclaimer

Download
SRI

[16Dec11] A SQUARE 16 Dec 2011
    Are SRI strategies (still) able to outperform the market?

Download

[05Sep11] A SQUARE 05 Sep 2011
    Does sustainable and responsible investing harm portfolio performance?

Download

[23Dec10] A SQUARE 23 Dec 2010
    SRI market update

Download

[01Nov10] A SQUARE 01 Nov 2010
    Changing definitions and opportunities in 'green investment'

Download

[26Jul10] A SQUARE 26 Jul 2010
    SRI fund selection

Download

[12Feb10] A SQUARE: The impact of environmental, social and governance factors on performance
    An overview of recent research on the impact of ESG factors on performance

Download

[31Oct11] SRI investment volume and performance
    Two reports estimating the volume of alternative SRI investments and the performance of SRI assets

Download

[12Mar09] Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) data
    Key performance indicators or reference points that are transparent

Download

[28Oct08] Part II: a case study on embracing & successfully integrating responsible investing in the asset allocation process
    Policy-wise: The main challenge lies in identifying external hedge fund managers with any form of SRI standards.

Download

[21Oct08] Principles for Responsible Investment
    We would welcome hedge funds into the PRI community. There are many reasons to participate: growth of the responsible investment market, funds’ own philosophies of responsible investment, demonstrating leadership to clients, and contributing to systemic i

Download

[29Sep08] Socially Responsible Approach to Gambling
    â€śResidual value games” are an enlightened form of gambling, in the sense that they preserve the fun and hope part of gambling, but through a kind of built-in forced savings/mechanism. They replace the impoverishing effect with a wealth-building effect.

Download

[12Mar08] A sustainable alternatives fund of funds
    SRI criteria consistently applied on all managers and strategies

Download

Disclaimer

Download
SRI, Trade Finance

[15Feb12] A SQUARE 15 Feb 2012
    A fund providing financing for fair trade institutions

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Structured Finance

[15Jul11] A SQUARE 15 Jul 2011
    A fund investing in non-performing loans and high-yield asset-backed securities

Download

[26Feb10] Prime Capital’s Multi-Issuance Note Programme
    An alternative way of investing in hedge funds

Download

[26Nov08] A South African Structured Finance Fund
    Exploit built-in-system, lending structure related inefficiencies

Download

[02May07] AlphaSwiss Structured Finance Fund
    The fund of funds offers risk controlled access to structured finance (asset backed, credit derivatives, insurance and PIPEs) investment opportunities

Download

[18Apr07] Structured Products - the next generation...
    Roger Studer shares his views on investing in structured products and what the next generation holds in store

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Tax Liens

[15Aug12] A SQUARE 15 Aug 2012
    Investing in tax liens - Benefits and risks

Download

Disclaimer

Download
Timberland

[18Mar13] A SQUARE 18 Mar 2013
    Global timberland investment trends and the role of U.S. forestry investments in a mixed portfolio

Download

[11Nov11] A SQUARE 11 Nov 2011
    Highlighting recent trends in the timberland investment industry and introducing a niche investment fund

Download

[17Oct11] A SQUARE 17 Oct 2011
    Fund profile – The Global Forestry Growth Fund

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