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16 Sep. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 37: And, finally Not high, mentally unstable or ill - but something's still fundamentally wrong [more]

From BizarreNew: A woman was arrested on a charge of larceny after allegedly stealing an ambulance because she wanted a free ride, police in North Carolina said. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said that they have arrested 36-year-old Autumn Prieschl, after being accused of driving off with an ambulance belonging to the Carolinas Medical Center. Investigators said that the woman was not hig...

09 Sep. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 36: How blockchain is helping the small guy invest in hedge funds [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: ADDX, Asia's largest private market exchange, is on a mission to democratise the private capital markets through blockchain and smart contract technology. With these technologies, the exchange can eliminate manual interventions in the life cycle of the likes of pre-IPO equity, funds, and bonds. This...

02 Sep. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 35: Global macro strategy seeks stable capital base for longer trades [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A global macro strategy is locking up its AuM for a longer period to create a more stable capital base, attract talent, and take longer-term trades in less liquid markets, including commodities. ...

26 Aug. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 34: Opalesque Video Systematic Japan strategy follows the 'Keep it Simple' rule [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: For those looking to invest in the current opportunities underlying managed futures in Japan, here is a strategy that does just that, with the benefits of leverage, shorts, Big Data, proprietary technology, and academic research on market psychology. K2Q Capital's Shin Samurai strategy is a statistical systematic Japan macro s...

19 Aug. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 33: This European mezzanine debt strategy offers equity-like returns with downside protection [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Mezzanine financier SIG-i operates in a relatively uncrowded space by proactively manufacturing financing solutions as an alternative to traditional debt and equity instruments. Its European Special Situations/ Mezzanine Strategy...

12 Aug. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 32: StepStone racks up $2.36bn for fifth co-investment fund [more]

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The global private markets firm StepStone Group Inc. amassed $2.36 billion in commitments to its flagship co-investment fund, looking to tap investment opportunities in the current economic downturn alongside private-equity firms. The new fund exceeded a $1.7 billion target and is nearly double the $1.3 billion that StepStone raised for a predecessor f...

29 Jul. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 30: Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange free Transparency Reports cover 100 managers with $10tn of assets [more]

Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Managers and investors can get free access to DiligenceExchange here: https://bit.ly/DXCInfo Castle Hall, the Due Diligence Company, announced the forma...

22 Jul. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 29: Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange free Transparency Reports cover 100 managers with $10tn of assets [more]

Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Managers and investors can get free access to DiligenceExchange here: https://bit.ly/DXCInfo Castle Hall, the Due Diligence Company, announced the forma...

15 Jul. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 28: Missing the worst days in the stock market is better than missing the best days [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: As pension funds are lowering their returns expectations, a New Jersey-based manager says a specific stock market hedging strategy might just be the solution. According to Tom O'Donnell, 3D Capital Management's managing director and former institutional investor,...

08 Jul. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 27: ESG exuberance is at all-time highs. But will investors buy? [more]

As investors increase their focus on mission-based investing, they continue to grapple with ESG and what it means to them. By David Shalom, Director of Capital Introductions at Pershing Innovation. New investment solutions. That's how managers deliver value and attract new investors. Only time will tell how much staying power any new...

01 Jul. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 26: Hong Kong manager expects additional tailwind in Asian markets [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: The Asia equity markets have not been at their best so far this year, with the MSCI Asia index down almost 13% YTD, but many managers remain buoyant about the region, as indeed there are many enduring mispriced opportunities and they know where to find t...

03 Jun. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 22: The Big Picture The age of global macro is back [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: GATE Capital Management is a Geneva-based global macro quantamental investment company founded in 2021, currently in the process of acquiring a FINMA license, with a staf...

20 May. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 20: Allianz Global Investors US charged with fraud, to pay $6bn [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC (AGI US) and three former portfolio managers with fraud. The Commission describes it as "a massive fraudulent scheme that concealed t...

06 May. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 18: The Big Picture With the war, E, S, and G have collectively moved back to the fore [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: In this interview, Dr. Patrick Welton, founder and CIO of Welton Investment Partners, offers his observations on the major macro themes expected to affect the commodity markets, including crude oil, and ESG investing this year. ...

29 Apr. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 17: Satori Capital intros energy transition fund, a long/short equity strategy [more]

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Dallas-based alternatives manager founded on the principles of conscious capitalism, Satori Capital has launched Satori Environmental, a long/short equity strategy that primarily invests in securities impacted by the global energy sector's shift from fossil-based systems to renewable sources. According to a press note from the multi-strategy in...

22 Apr. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 16: Global equity manager focuses on symbiotic value chains [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: A global equity manager has made a point of focusing on the phenomenon of shrinking supply chains and avoiding zero-sum business models. London-based Tollymore Investment Partners is a private partnership that invests in a small number of publicly listed businesses. Tollymore c...

15 Apr. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 15: Long/short equity hedge fund with bear market experience has a winning quarter [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Experience during a Russian bear market lasting five years enabled Christian Putz to identify certain investment patterns in the market which he now applies to his current investment strategy. London-based ARR Investment Partners' Global L/S Equity Strategy was up 16% (net) in...

08 Apr. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 14: ETC's new quant strategy returns 35% in Q1 [more]

B.G., Opalesque Geneva: Eckhardt Trading Company (ETC), an early pioneer of systematic trading, has recently launched a new strategy that analyses market positioning to exploit crowded and uncrowded trades. It has done very well in the first quarter. The system, developed by portfolio manager Steven Moyer, earned an allocation within ETC by passing a strict internal testing proc...

01 Apr. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 13: Canada pension plan's emerging manager program focuses on building long-term relationships [more]

Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Canada's pension plan has been an active investor and seeder in the world of emerging managers for some time, meeting more than 200 managers each year, and making up to five investments with starting ticket sizes of US$100-300m. Here they exp...

25 Mar. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 12: Breacher Capital Management ceases operations but reboots as Teza Technologies [more]

Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The Investment team at Breacher Capital Management announced that the firm joined Teza Technologies, a leading global quantitative investment firm. According to a communication received by Opalesque, Breacher Capital founder Art Holly said, "We look forward to leveraging Teza's world-class research team and institutional quality infrastru...

11 Mar. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 10: Occam's Razor How NATO 'betraying' Russia is a complete fiction [more]

Matthias Knab, Opalesque: I was born 1963 in (then West-) Germany and can remember a few things. I lived through the Cold War, saw the Falling of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent dreams for a better world which Putin trashed. Although it's impossible to know 360 degrees of the truth, but let me add a few chips...

04 Mar. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 9: New litigation fund gains by focusing on small claims [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A new litigation fund joined a growing group of peers in the UK, to achieve a return of almost 16% in 2021. But it is different from its peers as it targets a high number of lower value claims rather than a few high-value claims. Th...

25 Feb. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 8: New litigation fund gains by focusing on small claims [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A new litigation fund joined a growing group of peers in the UK, to achieve a return of almost 16% in 2021. But it is different from its peers as it targets a high number of lower value claims rather than a few high-value claims. Th...

18 Feb. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 7: Salomon Brothers re-opens for business [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva: Salomon Brothers is back. The Wall Street investment bank that went on to become a proprietary trading firm and give birth to mortgage-backed securities, and inspire several well-known books recalling its culture and scandals, has just been raised from the ashes by a group of alumni. The idea behind its re-emergence is to make it what it was born to do...

04 Feb. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 5: An army of faceless suits is taking over the $4tn hedge fund world [more]

From Bloomberg: The most successful idea in hedge funds is now simply strength in numbers. Investors are plowing money into funds that don't rely on the next macro genius or star stockpicker, but instead offer an army of traders who invest in an array of strategies. These behemoths secured pretty much all of the new money in the hedge fund industry last year, cementing a tectonic...

28 Jan. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 4: Former partners join again and launch global macro and digital asset hedge fund [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Two former partners are launching a global macro and digital assets hedge fund. London-based Balliol Road Investments LLP was founded in ...

21 Jan. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 3: Boutique manager Kernow to launch UK equity long/short hedge fund [more]

B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A boutique asset manager with a deep focus on UK equities is launching an equity long/short hedge fund in Q2 2022. Kernow Asset Management is based in London and C...

14 Jan. 2022 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 2: New Launches Goldman collects $5bn for Petershill IV, OSF Ventures launches third and largest venture capital fund, London growth investor Sprints Capital raises $602m for new technology fund, BlackRock launches two new active Climate Action funds, Edtech-focused Owl Ventures raises over $1bn across three funds [more]

Goldman collects $5bn for Petershill IV From PE News: Goldman Sachs Asset Management has made a final close of its Petershill IV fund, the fourth vintage of its GP stakes growth-focused private equity funds. The firm said the fund had been oversubscribed with commitments mostly coming from institutional investors. Petershill specialises in value-added, l...

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  1. Opalesque Exclusive: Castle Hall's DiligenceExchange free Transparency Reports cover 100 managers with $10tn of assets[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Managers and investors can get free access to DiligenceExchange here: https://bit.ly/DXCInfo Castle Hall, the Du

  2. Other Voices: ESG exuberance is at all-time highs. But will investors buy?[more]

    As investors increase their focus on mission-based investing, they continue to grapple with ESG and what it means to them. By David Shalom, Director of Capital Introductions at Pershing Innovation. New investment solutions. That's how managers deliver value and attract new inve

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: This European mezzanine debt strategy offers equity-like returns with downside protection[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Mezzanine financier SIG-i operates in a relatively uncrowded space by proactively manufacturing financing solutions as an alternative to traditional debt and equity instrume

  4. Opalesque Video: Systematic Japan strategy follows the 'Keep it Simple' rule[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva: For those looking to invest in the current opportunities underlying managed futures in Japan, here is a strategy that does just that, with the benefits of leverage, shorts, Big Data, proprietary technology, and academic research on market psychology. K2Q Capital'

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: How blockchain is helping the small guy invest in hedge funds[more]

    B. G., Opalesque Geneva: ADDX, Asia's largest private market exchange, is on a mission to democratise the private capital markets through blockchain and smart contract technology. With these technologies, the exchange can eliminate manual interven