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AlphaQ April 2017
AlphaQ April 2017

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:18

AlphaQ can be read online or in its PDF form for the full magazine experience. This month’s cover story looks at the digital currencies bitcoin and Ethereum.

The 'AlphaQ April 2017' special report comprises 11 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Beverly Chandler, AlphaQ

AlphaQ April 2017

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:24

Welcome to April and our second-year anniversary issue of AlphaQ. Our cover story this month covers all things new in the cyptocurrency world. We look at the bitcoin ETF applications in the US and the currency’s growing strength the world over and ask whether bitcoin, and its close cousin Ethereum, are ready to take on the capital markets. What can digital currencies offer you, the institutional investor? »

Arun Argawal, Altavista

The long and the short of it

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:28

Altavista Investment Management is a London-based manager focused on producing risk adjusted returns for long-term investors. The firm employs a fundamental long/short approach to investment in global and, separately, Indian equities. »

Gildas Surry, Axiom Alternative Investments European Financial Debt Fund

Banking regulatory change reaps opportunities for specialist fund

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:30

Gildas Surry(pictured) is the analyst and fund manager of Axiom Alternative Investments European Financial Debt Fund. The fund was launched in November 2015, just five months after Surry joined the firm, and currently has GBP60 million under management. Overall, Axiom has EUR700 million under management. »

Jacob Ma-Weaver, Cable Car Capital

Legalising weed raises shorting potential

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:33

Jacob Ma-Weaver(pictured) is founder and manager at Cable Car Capital LLC, a fledgling long/short investment adviser based in San Francisco.  »

Beverly Chandler

Bitcoin and Ethereum challenge the capital markets

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:35

Supporters believe digital currencies are developing capital market layers. Beverly Chandler investigates. »

Geoff Bevans, Setter Capital

Alternative secondary volume set to rise

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:39

James Williams writes that a report by Canadian bank Setter Capital has found that the global secondary market for alternative assets shrank slightly in 2016. »

Jan Kuhn, Corpus Sireo

C'est Bonn: The appeal of German real estate

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:43

German cities are forecast to be Europe's most highly favoured real estate investment in 2017, writes James Williams, as investors seek out well performing safe haven assets. »

Renaud Champion, La Francaise

Relative value opportunities in credit markets

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:47

James Williams interviews Renaud Champion (pictured), Head of Credit Strategies at La Française Investment Solutions. »

Mary Beth Hamilton, Eze Castle Integration

Defending against a ransomware attack

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:51

Remaining cyber secure is key for fund managers and their investors and they need to know the cybersecurity position of their vendors writes James Williams. »

Bhawana Khurana, The Smart Cube

The Smart Cube: Think outsourced data scientist

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:55

James Williams explains that The Smart Cube is designed to give companies access to insights to help them establish a competitive advantage in the marketplace. »

Randeep Grewal

The loneliness of the whale hunter

Tue, 18/04/2017 - 12:59

AlphaQ columnist Randeep Grewal (pictured) harpoons the problem behind passive investing. »

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