The summer saw the launch of a new investment platform, AtomInvest, which is designed to democratise access to alternative investment funds across private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.
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Four Seasons Asia, a long only and long/short investment house focused on Japan, is to launch a Japan-dedicated UCITS fund.
GAM Investments has announced that all subscriptions and redemptions in its CHF7.3 billion unconstrained/absolute return bond funds (ARBF) have been suspended as of 31 July 2018, following redemption requests of over 10 per cent since the suspension of investment director Tim Haywood (pictured).
Saba Capital Management, the New York based USD1.4 billion hedge fund, has recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its first foray into ETFs, with CEFS, its ETF based on closed-end funds.
March this year saw Robert Mirsky, then Global Head of Hedge Funds at KPMG, become Global Head of Asset Management and UK Managing Partner at EisnerAmper.
Ampersand Portfolio Solutions has published a new white paper in its series entitled ‘Looking Under the Hood’.
ETF data provider ETFGI reported today that assets invested in the global ETF/ETP industry extended their lead over assets invested in the global hedge fund industry to USD1.70 trillion at the end of Q1 2018, an increase of 4.91 per cent over the gap at the end of Q4 2017.
The EQ Derivatives survey finds that alternative risk premia strategies have been adopted by innovative pension funds around the globe since the Global Financial Crisis, with assets invested in the strategies now poised to grow 35 per cent by 2019 to USD67 billion.
Ampersand Portfolio Solutions has published the third part of its white paper entitled The Risk Contribution of Stocks.
Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance.