Sat, Feb 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 Category
16Jan08

[Alternatives] ASQUARE's first anniversary special - Part I
    Sources of returns that are uncorrelated to the broader financial markets - especially in times of financial distress and when “normally” non-correlating asset classes converge

Download

[Entertainment Investing] Expertise on newer, innovative investment opportunities within the entertainment space
    Currently investors looking for alternatives to buying the stock of entertainment, media, companies have the option of investing in film based hedge funds, private equity ventures, music copyright libraries, vcts

Download

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

Download

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 16 Jan 2008
    

Download

Disclaimer

Download
10Jan08

[Alternatives] A SQUARE special
    Performance, review and 2008 prospects

Download

[Water] Investing in water as an asset class
    We have neither an infrastructure nor a utility bias toward our water led allocation - rather we focus on “water as a core investment”

Download

[Asset Backed Lending] Fund focus: life insurance assets
    Innovators in the creation of financial structures to uncover value in underlying longevity and mortality assets

Download

[Trade Finance] Expertise with David Hu
    For traders, producers and processors, firmer commodity prices have raised their requirement for additional working capital, something that is definitely transpiring through our pipeline of deals

Download

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 10 Jan 2008
    

Download

Disclaimer

Download
19Dec07

[Agriculture] Agriculture: Why invest now?
    Research and graphic representation that build the case

Download

[Asset Based Investing] Asset based lending fund of funds
    Concentrate on managers who have a relatively short duration of underlying investments

Download

[Litigation Led Investing] Third party funding for commercial and individual law cases
    Today the biggest litigation funding market in Europe is in Germany - this has historical and economic reasons. However, we estimate the UK market as being as meaningful. Other markets, such as Switzerland and Austria exist, but are much smaller.

Download

[Event Linked Bonds] Expertise on event-linked bonds and extreme event risk
    We distinguish extreme, or ’super-catastrophic,’ events from other catastrophes in terms of their size (total insured losses, or the like) and occurrence frequency.

Download

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 19 Dec 2007
    

Download

Disclaimer

Download
13Dec07

[Collectibles: Violins] Investing in violins
    Historically has shown a low correlation to other financial assets (stocks, bonds), low volatility -Risk are relatively low and easy to hedge

Download

[Timberland] A timber fund
    Pure play investment in Acacia mangium, a common plantation hard wood tree species

Download

[Wine Investing] Wine Investing Expertise
    Long-term fundamentals seem to remain in tact because the great Chateaux aren’t making any more wine

Download

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 13 Dec 2007
    

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. Opalesque Exclusive: Global Sigma captures February's long-vol trade[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York for New Managers: Florida-based Global Sigma rode February's volatility to new highs. The firm's AGSF strategy is up +2.8 percent through February 16 and +4.2 percent YTD a

  2. Art & Motion launches collectible car alternative investment vehicle[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Luxembourg-based Art & Motion has launched a new investment vehicle dedicated to vintage cars and exceptional high-quality vehicles as this collectible market has grown exponentially the turn of the centu

  3. Investing - Hedge funds turn short on tech just as stock rally takes off, After biggest short, speculators slash bearish US bond bets as supply deluge looms[more]

    Hedge funds turn short on tech just as stock rally takes off From Newsmax.com: A key group of investors has just missed out on the biggest tech-stock rally since 2014. Hedge funds and other large speculators turned net short on Nasdaq 100 Index futures for the first time in 21 months, ac

  4. Low volatility funds fail to protect investors[more]

    From FT.com: A number of exchange traded funds (ETFs) designed to protect investors from sharp stock market gyrations lost more money than mainstream US stocks during a sell-off this month, underperforming in precisely the conditions in which they were meant to thrive. Low volatility ETFs, lau

  5. Legal - Hedge funds fight to save M&A arbitrage strategy, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ruling blow to hedge funds[more]

    Hedge funds fight to save M&A arbitrage strategy From FT.com: Hedge funds which use the US courts to wring higher prices for merger and acquisition deals are fighting to save the lucrative investment strategy, after a Delaware court ruling that threatens to shut it down. Verition Partner