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Asset Based Investing

[26Sep07] White Oaks Strategic Fund
    Dynamic portfolio allocations between ABL, ABS and RLS

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Asset Based Lending

[16Apr09] Asset based lending strategy insights from an allocator’s perspective
    A well diversified asset based lending portfolio should be able to return 12-15% with very healthy levels of collateral ensuring minimal losses.

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[12Mar09] "Recession proof, but not depression proof“
    Exclusive market intelligence on how asset based investment strategies are currently faring and where the opportunities could be

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[07Oct08] Insights on ABL strategies - is performance holding up?
    In most cases even within a geographic region each investment will rise or fall on its own merits. The biggest correlation is on any equity component that may be part of an ABL deal.

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[22Apr08] Asset Based Lending Fund of Funds
    In its simplest form, the lender takes a first priority security interest in the collateral being financed

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[08Apr08] The status quo & up-coming investment opportunities in asset based lending
    The opportunities are re-surfacing in the same asset based lending spaces, but it is the growth in the number of potential borrowers that has increased substantially.

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[06Nov07] An asset based lending FoF
    Access to a portfolio that invests in managers dedicated to collateralised, direct lending

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[29Aug07] Mont Blanc Select
    Offers access to a robust, diversified portfolio of non-correlated investments - primarily in the asset based lending (ABL) and highly collateralised asset space

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[29Aug07] Expertise on Asset Based Lending with Santo Volpe - II
    How robust are ABL investments under the present market conditions

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[29Aug07] Appendix
    

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[25Apr07] CypressTree Leveraged Alternative Income Fund
    Have little interest rate risk, low correlation to most asset classes, low volatility

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[13Feb07] Santo Volpe Q & A
    Elaborates on what it means to be a niche player in the context of Asset Based Lending

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Asset Class

[20Jun07] "Manna"
    Would you say “traditional” investments trade in increasingly efficient markets (diminishing risk premia) vs. alternatives (majority are still inefficient – and offer risk premia).

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Asset Finance

[16Jan08] Asset based lending/financing FoF
    Aims to pursue an “asset based-lending/ investing” pure play strategy

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[13Jun07] Systematic Absolute Return’s Survey Findings
    ABL was preferred amongst the asset finance strategies. It was followed by PIPEs, ABS and ABI. At the tail end of the sample were CDO’s and MBS.

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Asset-backed lending

[05Feb10] A SQUARE: Asset backed lending in the small business space of the Americas
    J. Pablo Mariño, CEO Savile Finance Group, explains the firm's investment strategy

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Aviation Leasing

[16Nov12] A SQUARE 16 Nov 2011
    Investing in regional aircraft

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[29Sep08] Expertise on aviation leasing
    Strong coupons / strong IRRs (20%+) for robust asset backed financing

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[29Nov07] Investor participation in Aviation Leasing
    Over the last 30 years the aircraft operating lease industry has evolved from a few players, that each owned a handful of assets, to a sophisticated multi-trillion dollar industry with scores of credible players.

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[31Jul07] Aircraft Leasing
    To accrue operating and cost efficiencies, many airlines acquire new aircraft through leasing as opposed to making and bearing the burden of a direct purchase

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Banking

[25Jul08] Separating banking functions from risk-taking activities
    If you can figure a way to rid the US of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the moral hazard it creates you will have solved the periodic Banking crisis that occurs

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[12Jun08] A fund that invests in niche community banks
    "Commercial banks have historically experienced low default rates, with an average of 0.34% per annum measured ..."

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Behaviour Finance Special

[28Oct08] "What causes prices to be wrong?"
    It could be either a specific feature of investor psychology, or it could be some sort of institutional effect.

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Behavioural Finance

[11Dec08] A behavioural finance fund
    Statistical analysis is used to determine whether recent price action is consistent with investor or speculative market participants

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[05Jun08] Neural Network Investing
    Can human beings ever trade like systematic, emotion-free, systems?

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[03Oct07] Exploring the cultural impact on investing ... expertise with Mei Wang
    An interesting reflection of this behaviour can be observed in choosing health insurances. Together with Paul Fishbeck (Carnegie Mellon University), I found that framing has a bearing and influences health insurance decisions of Chinese subjects, but not

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[26Sep07] JP Morgan Undiscovered Managers Behavioral Growth Fund (Institutional Class)
    Exploiting the mental mistakes investors make - (that may cause the market to underreact to new, positive information concerning a company)

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[10May07] Osiris Equities EMU Behavioural Value
    The fund is unique because it has managed to apply and convert behavioural finance concepts into behavioural investing

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[27Mar07] Expertise on investing in "falling knives"
    Björn Englund shares his experiences on catching “ falling knives” (investing in out of favour S&P stocks) using behavioural finance insights

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[13Feb07] LGT Equity Funds Global Sector Trends
    A fund that uses a behavioural finance approach in portfolio allocation

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