Joe Jegener, Five Star Funds

Five Star launches hedge fund targeting Las Vegas wealthy

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 09:13

Five Star Funds, an asset management and advisory firm, has launched the Flamingo All Weather Fund, the first hedge fund of its kind to be based in Las Vegas, Nevada. »

Global asset management 2020 outlook remains stable amid structural headwinds, says Moody’s

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:38

The 2020 outlook for the global asset management sector is stable, reflecting high profit margins, manageable debt burdens, and sustained risk appetite among investors, Moody’s Investors Service says in its annual outlook. »

Stephen Velotti, Pillar Capital

Stable growth from focused reserving practices

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 11:27

Valuation is a key discussion point in the collateralised reinsurance and catastrophe insurance-linked securities market right now. Over the course of the loss years of 2017 and 2018, Pillar Capital Management Limited (Pillar Capital) has been very focused on its reserving practices and making sure it allocates changes to the NAV into the month that they occur with limited variability. This has been done while following a growth trajectory expected to continue into the year ahead. »

Adrian Lee & Partners launches Global Macro Alpha offering

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:05

Adrian Lee & Partners (AL&P), an active currency and Global Macro Manager for institutional investors, has launched a Global Macro Alpha Fund, which seeks to generate consistent excess return through diversification of macro asset class, region and alpha source, while minimising risks and volatility. »

Troy Gayeski, SkyBridge Capital

Alternative thinking – A conversation with SkyBridge Co-CIO Troy Gayeski

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:35

With 2020 on the horizon and fears of a recession looming, SkyBridge Capital Co-CIO Troy Gayeski explains why he believes the economy tied to the US consumer is still in good shape and what investors can do to maximise returns while protecting against a potentially more volatile market in the year ahead.   »

Japan flag

GPIF suspends stock lending

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 08:02

GPIF, the Japanese Government pension fund and the largest pool of retirement savings in the world, has suspended stock lending in a move that will have implications for short-sellers including hedge funds. »

New London-based special situations investor raises GBP50m debut fund

Mon, 02/12/2019 - 09:49

New London-based investor, Inspirit Capital, is to focus on acquiring and transforming small and medium-sized businesses that are experiencing strategic, operational or financial complexities. »

Robeco launches multi-factor strategy for global fixed income

Thu, 28/11/2019 - 11:25

Robeco has launched Robeco QI Global Multi-Factor Bonds, a new strategy that builds on the company’s long history of factor investing in credits, in combination with its factor investing philosophy in the government bond market. »

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