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19Dec08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 19 Dec 2008
    Pure, Intermediary and even select funds that operate within Others, as classified by A SQUARE, have delivered positive, low-non correlating return

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[Biodiversity Banking] Trading species for conservation
    "It may sound strange, even counterintuitive, but the solution to the loss of biodiversity may actually lie in the very same markets that appear to be causing the problem."

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[Collectibles: Vintage Cars] Why the rarest of cars will continue to attract the interest
    Collector cars are not like commodities as each one has a definitive value, rarity and condition and therefore difficult to average or generalise values

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[Alternatives] An Alt Alt Index
    The Alt-Alt Index is “not“ designed to represent the returns of any single manager - this would be better done through a peer group analysis if ...

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11Dec08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 11 Dec 2008
    

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[Commodity] A Commodity Fund
    Managed by specialists with 20 years of experience in trading oil and metals + 19.75% from Jan. -Nov.’08

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[Art] Is investing in art holding up?
    Record prices were fetched for works of top quality and rarity in each auction.(Oct.08)

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[Behavioural Finance] A behavioural finance fund
    Statistical analysis is used to determine whether recent price action is consistent with investor or speculative market participants

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[Carbon Credits] Insights on trading carbon credits post 2012
    On the supply side, the Kyoto protocol will not expire (just the binding emission caps for developed nations are slated to expire) and hence the ...

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07Dec08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 07 Dec 2008
    

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[Infrastructure] Where within an institutional portfolio does an allocation to infrastructure fit in?
    For most institutional investors, infrastructure investing remains in a state of flux as it shifts from being a niche sector to become a full-blown, independent asset class

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[Insurance] Insights on what makes the valuation of life settlements complex
    For a single policy, longevity reduces the return significantly.

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[Risk] Conservation of risk as a concept
    Adoption of a conservation of risk framework greatly increases investor/manager awareness of the trade-offs in risk and uncertainty that are at the heart of investing

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26Nov08

[Full A SQUARE issue of the week] A SQUARE 26 Nov 2008
    

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[Wine Investing] A Wine Fund
    Whose performance has held up well through the financial turmoil and has returned +19.46% from Jan.-Oct.’08

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[Structured Finance] A South African Structured Finance Fund
    Exploit built-in-system, lending structure related inefficiencies

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[Music] A music/media investment fund
    Staff has collectively over 250 years of music industry experience. Over 26,000 copyrights, with genres including rock, country, pop and alternative

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20Nov08

[Timberland] A SQUARE Timber Special II
    " Biological growth, which is the biggest single driver of timberland investment returns, occurs independent of any factor relating to broader financial markets - and that component of the return, investors will earn regardless of entry point."

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