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06Nov07

[Asset Based Lending] An asset based lending FoF
    Access to a portfolio that invests in managers dedicated to collateralised, direct lending

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[Shipping] Shipping expertise from Pierre Aury
    Perhaps the most unusual feature is that freight rates represent the price of a service that cannot be stored and is performed over a period of time

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[Carbon Credits] A carbon credits fund
    Fund offers exposure to CO2 emission credits using both arbitrage and directional strategies

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[Exotic Betas] Unique Strategies - Part I
    Broadly, alternative beta reflects exposure to risk premium in one of the alternative sectors.

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[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 06 Nov 2007
    

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24Oct07

[Energy/Commodities] Inefficiency specialist
    Inefficiencies can take various forms but investors usually uncover them by thoroughly investigating...

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[Micro Finance] Fund in the offing - a niche segment within microfinance
    Irrespective of gender - borrowers of microfinance demonstrate better credit worthiness.

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[PIPEs] Private investments in public equities FOF
    With SEC regulatory changes, PIPE deal flow will increase - the strategy is increasingly being deployed outside the US, particularly in Europe and Asia.

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[Insurance] An investment manager that specialises in catastrophe reinsurance and weather risk
    Active in the space for over a decade, we recognised that there was a gap between the two capital markets: institutional investors seeking non-correlated returns and insurance markets seeking additional risk capacity.

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[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 24 Oct 2007
    

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17Oct07

[Credit] CDS Indices, strategies that have performed during the sub-prime crisis...
    Part II - Expertise with Ernesto Prado

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[Real Estate] A Commercial Real Estate Fund
    Fund offers investors a market neutral exposure to commercial real-estate

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[Infrastructure] Findings from an academic study that focused on investing in listed infrastucture entities
    If you are looking to identify infrastructure investment opportunities: consider a country’s macro economic stability, its legal and political environment and its demographic profile.

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[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 17 Oct 2007
    

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11Oct07

[Film Financing] Film-financing the traditional way
    Player has been serving independent film producers for over 25 years

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[Media and Entertainment] A Media and Entertainment Fund
    The sector continues to outperform the Indian economy, and is rated as one of the fastest growing, in India

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[Credit] Where in the credit cycle are we?... with Ernesto Prado
    What is sure is that we have thus far, witnessed the technical deterioration.

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[Agriculture] An Agriculture Fund
    Fund that invests in equities as opposed to futures with themes that include – fish farms, agro +bio -tech seeds, milk, farming equipment, etc.

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  1. Institutions – Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives, CalPERS' real estate consultant cautions the pension fund's investment committee, Why Sunsuper likes hedge funds[more]

    Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives From PIOnline.com: Texas Employees Retirement System will invest in up to four new hedge funds in the next fiscal year, which begins Sept. 1. Trustees approved 2015 tactical investment plans for the hedge fund, private equity and in

  2. Private equity follows hedge funds into reinsurance for long-term capital[more]

    From Artemis.bm: It’s not just hedge funds that are entering the insurance and reinsurance market in search of so-called long-term capital to put to work in their strategies, private equity firms targeting the space are also seeking opportunities to add assets under management. The entry of large pr

  3. North America – New York City’s next hot neighborhoods targeted with property funds[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: New York’s real estate world is filled with tales of ordinary people who bought property decades ago and saw values skyrocket to the millions. Seth Weissman is seeking investors to get in early on the next hot neighborhoods. The veteran of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and hedge

  4. Investing – George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse, Warren Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV, Hedge funds lusting to cash out of MGM, Top hedge fund managers are buying Ally Financial, Hedge funds dumped 5m Herbalife shares in Q2, Paulson & Co hedge fund ups Puerto Rico real estate bet, Netflix Inc., Citigroup Inc, Google Inc are top new picks in Tiger Management’s 13F[more]

    George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse From Newsmax.com: Billionaire investor George Soros has increased his financial bet that U.S. stocks will collapse to more than $2 billion. The legendary hedge fund manager has been raising his negative bet on the Standard & Poor's 500 Inde

  5. Investors now net short S&P500 and increased Russell shorts, technicals suggest further selling[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Market Neutral funds increased their market exposure to -1% net short from -6% net short last week, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Hedge Fund Monitor. The report also added