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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

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[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

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

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

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10Jan08

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

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[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”

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

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[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

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

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19Dec07

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

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

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[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.

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[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.

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

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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

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

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

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

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