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FIS introduces new AI solution to augment credit intelligence and data analysis

FIS introduces new AI solution to augment credit intelligence and data analysis

The fallout from the Greensill collapse in recent weeks has highlighted just how vital it is to have a transparent view on credit risk, whether it is in supply chain finance or the equity tranche of a CLO. In any investment fund the buck stops with the portfolio manager; they are the ones making critical decisions and one must assume they understand the underlying risk. 

COMMODITIES

Commodities hedge fund Westbeck outflanks benchmarks, as oil correction offers “big buying opportunity” in Q2

Commodities hedge fund Westbeck outflanks benchmarks, as oil correction offers “big buying opportunity” in Q2

The recent dip in oil markets is a “healthy correction” which heralds attractive buying opportunities, according to London-based commodities-focused hedge fund Westbeck Capital Management, which maintained its positive Q1 momentum despite March’s pullback.

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How macro hedge funds can do more to embrace SRI

How macro hedge funds can do more to embrace SRI

By Mario Acquistapace (pictured), Associate - Investment Research, Capital Generation Partners – As allocators we have, in part, a responsibility for the actions and inactions of the managers we select. When it comes to responsible investing there is certainly very little consensus on the right approach, and ultimately investors tend not share identical views of what is or is not an appropriate SRI investment policy to adopt.

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A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

A robust response: How ACA Group is bringing a 360-degree perspective to ESG

As investor and regulator focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues has gathered pace globally in recent years, attention is turning to how investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms can build effective ESG programmes that stand up to regulatory scrutiny and help them stay competitive in a rapidly evolving marketplace.

INNOVATION

WHITE PAPER – Uberisation 2.0: The Exponential Pull of Innovation

WHITE PAPER – Uberisation 2.0: The Exponential Pull of Innovation

In 2016, SEI issued a paper on what it saw as five major innovations that were causing disruptions both within and outside of their respective industries. The company has revisited those themes – Watsonisation, Googlisation, Amazonisation, Twitterisation, and Uberisation – to provide an up-to-date picture of the innovations occurring in our industry today. Over the next few months SEI will share its findings and recent developments for each theme. Next up: Uberisation…