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AlphaQ December 2016
AlphaQ December 2016

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:33

AlphaQ interviews the most famous disruptors, Alan and Gina Miller, who have peaked with Gina’s challenge to the legality of the current proposed Brexit process but have previously earned their stripes with calls for full transparency on fund fees and an examination of the charitable sector. What drives all this disrupting, AlphaQ asks the pair and you can read their answers in our cover story this month. We also have high pedigree fund launches from Quadra and Latitude, and you can read about profiting from hedge fund redemptions, bringing in both capital gains and income, the Belt & Road initiative in the Asean countries and our regular columnist, fund manager Randeep Grewal, calls on King Canute to examine contentious trade agreements through history.

The 'AlphaQ December 2016' special report comprises 14 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.

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Beverly Chandler, AlphaQ

AlphaQ December 2016

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:39

Welcome to the final issue of AlphaQ for 2016, and to paraphrase a popular song: “Oh, what a year!” »

Freddie Lait, Latitude

Latitude launch offers low fee approach to hedge fund type performance

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:43

November saw Latitude Investment Management emerging out of Odey Asset Management, founded by Freddie Lait who, along with the support of a further 15 influential but unnamed ‘high calibre investor’ godparents, is opening the long-only Latitude Horizon Fund to institutional investors. »

Paul-Georges Moucan, Quadra Global Equity Alpha Find

Concentrated strategy finds new home

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:53

A family and friends’ soft launch in August 2015 is just the start of greater things for Paul-Georges Moucan (pictured) and his Quadra Global Equity Alpha fund.  »

Gina Miller

Meet Alan and Gina Miller

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 10:56

Beverly Chandler interviews Alan and Gina Miller, who, when it comes to challenging the institutions that formed them, have fearless form, both jointly and separately… »

Andrew Lawrence, Rosebrook Capital Partners

Redemptions offer opportunities

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:03

James Williams interviews Andrew Lawrence (pictured) of Rosebrook Capital Partners, a firm which finds opportunities in hedge fund redemptions… »

Sean Ryan, MPI

Analysing the endowment landscape

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:07

Sean Ryan (pictured), Senior Research Analyst at investment research and technology firm, Markov Processes International (MPI) examines whether endowments have adopted the Yale model… »

Brock Arnason, Droit

Easing regulatory compliance

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:09

James Williams profiles Droit, a New York-based financial technology company whose platform, ADEPT, has been engineered to help both sell‑side and buy-side institutions address the increasingly complex issue of regulatory compliance… »

Maria McGuire, Goldberg Kohn


Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:15

Maria McGuire, commercial finance partner with Chicago law firm Goldberg Kohn, writes on technology finance and issues that arise in helping lenders structure transactions with technology companies and private equity firms with tech-focused portfolios… »

Alexis Hombrecher, WHARD Stewart

What lies ahead?

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:18

AlphaQ contributors and thought provokers assess the year that has gone and take a cautious peek into the next one… »

Donald Kanak, Eastspring Investments

Silk road initiative

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:22

Donald Kanak (pictured), Chairman of Eastspring Investments, writes on the key importance of the Belt & Road Initiative combined with international co-operation in the essential development of infrastructure in Asia… »

Andrew Davies, CVC Credit Partners

CVC offers twin turbo returns

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:25

Yield products are hard to come by today, what with investment grade corporate credit spreads tightening and government bonds offering precious little chance of generating any meaningful income. James Williams explores another solution… »

Eleazer Klein, Schulte Roth & Zabel

The evolution of activist investing

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:29

Energy and IT companies are most likely to attract shareholder activism with four in 10 respondents believing that these two sectors represent a lot of opportunity, according to a recent Schulte Roth & Zabel report entitled Shareholder Activism Insight… »

Paul Malloy, Vanguard

All change for fixed income

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:35

James Williams talks to Paul Malloy (pictured), head of Fixed Income, Europe, at Vanguard on innovation in the bond markets… »

Randeep Grewal

Cakes and trade

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:39

In his regular column for AlphaQ, Randeep Grewal writes on the surprisingly apposite subject of historical trading arrangements… »

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