NEWS

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.

NEWS

GAM’s assets tumble, as Systematic unit suffers renewed outflows amid business shake-up

GAM’s assets tumble, as Systematic unit suffers renewed outflows amid business shake-up

Switzerland-headquartered global asset manager GAM, home to Cambridge-based quantitative hedge fund unit GAM Systematic, saw its assets under management drop to CHF35.5 billion in Q1, down from CHF35.9 billion at the start of 2021, as its embattled systematic business also shed assets during the three-month period.

INNOVATION

‘Uberisation’: Why ride-hailing app could spark a “re-engineering” of hedge funds and the asset management industry

‘Uberisation’: Why ride-hailing app could spark a “re-engineering” of hedge funds and the asset management industry

A new deep-dive study by SEI examines how the fund management industry’s business chains could become increasingly atomised into disparate networks of hubs and suppliers thanks to advances in tech, potentially mirroring Uber’s sweeping disruption of the cab-hire industry.