The need to shift to a low-carbon economy is stronger than ever.
The world recognises this. That's why, even during the economic challenges that have plagued the whole globe, millions and even billions of dollars are still being poured into the green sector in a bid to discover the next breakthrough to pull the earth from the verge of a meltdown. Countries recognise this. They have publicly stated that the future for their economies, and the ability to stay ahead and remain competitive, will lie in the country's ability to adopt and create green economies.
The clean technology era we are entering is often compared in scale to the rise of the telecommunications industry in the early 1980s. This is a gigantic opportunity - we are in the early stages of the next huge wave of innovation, of investment opportunity, of business creativity. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to invest in young companies that are changing the world for the better.
Green Investments Summit (GIS) 2009 Singapore sets the platform for investors, financiers, clean energy developers, government representatives and global experts to successfully engage in global efforts to address the energy crisis and climate change. The conference offers an unparalleled platform for clean energy stakeholders to discuss and discover practical strategies to develop clean energy technologies and infrastructures under such challenging economic times.
GIS 2009 Singapore will give you:
• Policy and regulatory updates and show you how green deployment is here to stay
• Access to the global capital markets and investments in the clean energy market
• Access to the future of merger and acquisition activities in the green industry
• Updates on clean energy developments and outlining emerging opportunities in Asia
• Carbon finance opportunities for the clean energy market
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00
Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »
Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52
The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51
A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm. ... »
Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:48
Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review. ... »
Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57
Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »