Sat, Dec 10, 2016
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
31Jul08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 31 Jul 2008
    

Download

[Photography] Why institutions are increasingly being drawn to investing in art photography
    Art photograph prices continue to be driven by fundamentals as opposed to "hype"

Download

[Climate Change] A Global Climate Change Fund
    Unconstrained, opportunistic, concentrated, high conviction, ‘best ideas’ portfolio comprises of 50-80 stocks (normal scenario)

Download

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

Download

Disclaimer

Download
25Jul08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 25 Jul 2008
    

Download

[Banking] 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

Download

[Clean energy, Water, Infrastructure, Natural resources] Theme Investing
    How can you relate and integrate concepts from other disciplines (randomly occurring phenomenon) to create filters, that condition the outcomes of a model to run a fund?

Download

[Timberland] Niche Timber Investing: Teak
    There is a special issue related to teak sawnwood and its quality and price which investors should be aware of

Download

[Commodity] Why hasn't the price of pulp risen as rapidly as some other commodities?
    Prospects of investing in pulp

Download

Disclaimer

Download
17Jul08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 17 Jul 2008
    

Download

[Litigation Led Investing] A new paradigm for law firm capital that enables law firms to spread risk, smooth cash flows
    Over the next five years, we believe investment in claims will become relatively commonplace.

Download

[Asset Based Investing] A pure asset based lending fund on funds
    Portfolio of pure asset-based lending and insurance linked hedge funds

Download

[Carbon Credits] A fund that deploys capital to develop portfolio environmental and renewable energy assets
    One of the largest buyers of carbon compliance instruments created by projects

Download

[Insurance] 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

Disclaimer

Download
08Jul08

[Pari Mutual Betting] Think Out Of The Box
    ..."To be fair there are millions of people who consider any “investment” in legitimate securities markets a form of gambling." ...

Download

Disclaimer

Download
12Jun08

[Pension Model] Transformation: from conservative, traditional only portfolio allocating to one that includes "non traditional assets"
    "We use „quantitative“ models for strategic asset allocation - this is conducted in the context of an asset liability management study that enables us to build and review different optimisation measures. However, ..."

Download

[Convertible Instruments] A fund that invests in convertible instruments
    Core to this philosophy is a belief that it is possible to structure an investment in a public company that will forsake some of the upside in exchange for having downside protection.

Download

[Banking] 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 ..."

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. Institutions - Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers, Kentucky board gives final approval to halve hedge fund portfolio, $38bn Finnish fund moves assets to U.S. as Europe flounders, South Korea’s National Pension Fund holds 5% stake in 62 listed companies[more]

    Texas County & District culls 5 hedge funds, reallocates to existing managers Texas County & District Retirement System, Austin, continues to reduce the number of hedge funds, but not the size of its $6.2 billion hedge fund portfolio. It will redeem a total of $760 million from five hedg

  2. Opalesque Roundtable: Australian family offices search for good risk adjusted returns, happy to pay for skill[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Australian family offices want foremost good risk adjusted returns, and they are happy to pay for the skill, and in some cases, the limited capacity of an active manager. Jonas Daly, Head of Distribution at B

  3. StepStone announces close of Swiss Capital acquisition[more]

    StepStone Group LP announced it has successfully closed the acquisition of Swiss Capital Alternative Investments AG, one of the leading private debt and hedge fund solutions providers in Europe. The transaction was originally announced in May 2016, and has been in the process of receiving regulatory

  4. Investing - Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues, California Resources loses favor with hedge funds[more]

    Stephen Cohen investing $275m in free clinics treating veterans' mental health issues From Healthcarefinancenews.com: …Now, a new chain of free mental health clinics for vets has opened in five cities across the United States to fill the gap. The much-needed new treatment is underwritten

  5. Hedge funds flat in last week of November 'in sympathy with markets’[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds were close to flat in the last week of November in sympathy with markets, which took a pause ahead of the OPEC meeting and Italian referendum. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was -0.1% as of end November 29 (-1.7% YTD), according to the latest