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24Jul07

[Carbon Trading] CER-EAU Spreads : 2 experts' opinions
    A debate on whether CER-EAU spread will converge

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[Art] A Square’s Art Series with Philip Hoffman - IV
    Increased wealth, education and interest in this area have laid the foundation for a strong market, going forward

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[Debt Note/Currency] iPath EUR/USD Exchange Rate ETN
    Issued by Barclays Bank PLC, it is a senior, unsecured, unsubordinated debt note whose return is linked to the performance of the “EUR/USD exchange rate” or “Index”

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[Film Financing] Barbarian - Structured Film Investment Fund
    The Fund concentrates on films budgeted at less than USD10 mn

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17Jul07

[Shipping] Okeanos Shipping Fund
    The fund generates performance by exploiting the persistent opportunities resulting from inefficiencies within the dry shipping market. It invests in both the derivatives and the physical shipping market

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[Film Financing] Expertise on performance optimisation
    The equity investors are poorly positioned in typical film fund investment vehicles which rely heavily on tax rebates, debt financing and cross collateralisation - with inequitable fee structures, overheads and producer salaries.

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[Infrastructure] Partners Group Listed Infrastructure Fund
    Actively managed fund that offers access to “listed core infrastructure” companies

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[Timberland] Unusual, Short Term Investment "Option"
    Where hardwood timber investments are typically a medium to long-term investment, the Australian Timber Investment offers short-term investment options (as short as 12months), which can then be rolled over.

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

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27Jun07

[Asset Backed Securities] Valuation
    "One should not forget that certain financial institutions can value securities based on criteria other than mark- to-market, in particular if they intend to hold them to maturity. These valuations, of course can be very different to where a security

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[Natural Resources] Front Street Resource Hedge Fund
    Natural resources sector industry related experience, expertise and investment history

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[Alternatives] Wood Creek Multi-Asset Fund
    "Our internal research indicates that an allocation of between 5-10% to alt alt investment strategies benefits most institutional investors’ portfolios. ..."

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[Innovation] 47°N Innovation Fund
    Fund offers diversification and global access to selected hedge fund managers that pursue strategies in new “alternative” investment areas

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20Jun07

[Micro Finance] Dexia Micro Credit Fund (BlueOrchard)
    A commercial investment fund designed to refinance microfinance institutions specialised in financial services to small companies in emerging markets; targets returns of US 6 month LIBOR +/- 1-2%

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[Asset Class] "Manna"
    Would you say “traditional” investments trade in increasingly efficient markets (diminishing risk premia) vs. alternatives (majority are still inefficient – and offer risk premia).

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[Currency] DWS Forex Strategy
    Fund exploits exchange-rate volatility around the world via transactions in currency forwards and options combined with long and short positions in more than 30 currencies that are balanced in size

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