Sat, Mar 25, 2017
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 Category
14Oct08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 14 Oct 2008
    

Download

[Commodity] Expertise on gold as a strategic asset - Special
    Gold has generally been less volatile than other precious metals and other commodities.

Download

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

Download

[Trade Finance] A Short- Term Trade Finance Fund
    Participant as a margin financier - in tandem with dedicated trade finance banks and established trading companies

Download

Disclaimer

Download
07Oct08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 07 Oct 2008
    

Download

[Asset Based Lending] 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.

Download

[Dairy Farming/ Agriculture] Hard asset based - land; dairy, cattle arable farming fund
    Ownership of land in combination with farming

Download

[Film Financing] Loan based film fund
    The fund will not depend on the commercial success of the film to recoup its investment

Download

Disclaimer

Download
29Sep08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 29 Sep 2008
    

Download

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

Download

[Music] Music Fund - Institutional Class
    Model: when compared to major labels - structured to afford improved cost management

Download

[SRI] 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

Disclaimer

Download
19Sep08

[Alternatives] A White Paper - Is there an alternative to alternative asset classes?
    The role and relevance of alternative alternatives

Download

Disclaimer

Download
12Sep08

[Shipping] A shipping fund
    Pursues an operating and charter strategy

Download

[Insurance] 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

[Foreign Exchange] Currency pair mean reversion, equilibrium - exploited in a portfolio
    We also have some evidence that the adjustment toward equilibrium levels tends to be non-linear. This means that currencies with larger misalignments are increasingly likely to mean-revert rapidly.

Download

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 12 Sep 2008
    

Download

Disclaimer

Download
05Sep08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 05 Sep 2008
    

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. Hedge fund liquidations in 2016 surpass 2009 levels, new launches decline[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Even as the hedge fund industry's total assets exceeded the $3tln milestone last year, hedge fund liquidations increased. So much so that 2016 had the highest number of liquidations since 2008, claims the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, re

  2. Hedge funds find no joy in macro as returns lag Trump rally[more]

    From Gulfnews.com: In 2017, macro hedge funds were expected to shine. So far? Not so much. It's been a far from impressive first two months for funds that trade around macroeconomic events. Discretionary funds rose just 0.3 per cent through February, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc., while the

  3. Strategies - Billionaire investor Marc Lasry shares how he's playing markets right now, Classic models are failing FX hedge funds desperate for return[more]

    Billionaire investor Marc Lasry shares how he's playing markets right now From CNBC.com: Buy on the prospect of deregulation. Sell on the enactment of deregulation. That's the strategy that billionaire investor Marc Lasry is implementing, according to an interview with CNBC in Las Vegas

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Aberdeen makes the case for the lower mid-market[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Aberdeen Asset Management has released a new paper focused on lower mid-market private equity. According to the paper, this segment of the private equity market is gaining popularity with private equity investors that are looking for multiple expansion and less

  5. Hedge funds await outcome of French elections, feel pinch on lower oil prices & weak dollar[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds felt the pinch of lower oil prices and weak U.S. dollar as the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was marginally down as of the week ending 14 March, Lyxor Asset Management said in its Weekly Briefing. The Lyxor He