CRYPTOCURRENCY

Man Group sees bitcoin volatility as part of the asset’s “price discovery” process

Man Group sees bitcoin volatility as part of the asset’s “price discovery” process

As more hedge fund firms pile into the digital asset and cryptocurrency space, analysts at the London-listed hedge fund giant Man Group say bitcoin’s recent volatility could be seen as “price discovery” in a new asset class, which will ultimately give way to greater stability in the currency, and more credibility among investors.

INNOVATION

WHITE PAPER – Amazonisation 2.0: The Exponential Pull of Innovation

WHITE PAPER – Amazonisation 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, namely: Watsonisation, Googlisation, Amazonisation, Uberisation and Twitterisation, 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: Amazonisation…

Sponsored Content

In the last in a four-part series from the DMS Client Solutions Team exploring the challenges and opportunities presented by the shifting European regulatory landscape, James Woodbridge, Associate Director based in the firm's Cayman office, explores the history of SPACs, how they have evolved over the years, and their positioning for the future.
 

TECHNOLOGY

Contextualising alternative data is key to garnering true insights

Contextualising alternative data is key to garnering true insights

The world has witnessed an unprecedented explosion of data over the last few years. Most of us will be familiar with the term Terabyte, which represents 1012 or 1 trillion bytes of data. But such is the data-drenched world in which we live today that Caltech estimates 463 Exabytes of data will be created, every day, by 2025. One Exabyte is 1018, equivalent to one quintillion bytes!

FUND PERFORMANCE

Brummer’s multi-strategy flagship hedge fund soars on November’s stock market rise

Brummer’s multi-strategy flagship hedge fund soars on November’s stock market rise

Swedish multi-strategy hedge fund firm Brummer & Partners has capitalised on last month’s equity surge, with its flagship Brummer Multi-Strategy vehicle generating strong returns across its underlying funds as November’s coronavirus vaccine breakthrough and US election result sent risk appetite soaring.