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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. 

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.

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.