Sign up for free newsletter


AlphaQ - February 2016
AlphaQ - February 2016

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:29

This month’s cover story is an interview with Bill Stone, founder and CEO of SS&C GlobeOp on how what matters to him is spreading a little wealth around. ETFs have seen exponential growth in assets under management over recent years and are profiled here as a sector as the investment world starts to ask, ‘Are they as safe as they seem?’ Argon Capital, led by Aurelia Lamorre-Cargill, is bringing a multi strategy approach to commodities, as detailed in an interview piece here.

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

Subscribe to AlphaQ
Fabrizio Carpanini

Private equity to fragment in 2016

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:40

Fabrizio Carpanini (pictured) leads Dorsey & Whitney’s London and European private equity practice and is a 30-year veteran in the industry. He arrived at Dorsey in November of 2015 and by December he was representing the founders of UK based skincare specialist, Dr Organic, in the sale of the company to a Carlyle Group portfolio company, NBTY Inc, in a transaction that valued Dr Organic at approximately GBP110 million. This represented one of the landmark deals for Dorsey’s London office during 2015. »

Beverly Chandler

CTA gives dynamic performance

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:43

Diversified, systematic manager Dynamic Capital Management has hit the high spots since the move by founder and CIO Camille Hayek and his investment research team from Geneva to London last October. »

Beverly Chandler

Turkish fund firm predicts market to rise 25 per cent in 2016

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:44

Bruegger Invest, Managers of The Great Turk Fund, are forecasting 25 per cent growth in the MSCI Turkey Index through 2016. The MSCI Index, which is designed to measure the performance of large and mid-cap segments of the Turkish market, covers about 85 per cent of the country’s equity universe. The Index is up some 1.55 per cent in dollar terms in January, outperforming the overall MSCI Emerging Markets Index by 8.07 per cent. »

Bill Stone

Set in Stone

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:48

Beverly Chandler interviews Bill Stone (pictured), founder, CEO and Chairman of the USD6.3 billion firm SS&C Technologies. »

Aurelia Lamorre-Cargill

The art of blended returns

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 09:52

James Williams interviews with Argon Capital on its new commodity‑focused hedge fund. »

Howie Li

ETFs under the microscope

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 12:01

Beverly Chandler charts the rise and risks of the ETF, both for retail and institutional investors. »

Kevin McPartland

E-trading protocols evolve

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:01

James Williams investigates the latest developments in the corporate bond market. »

Randeep Grewal

Watch out for the terminology

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:05

AlphaQ's regular columnist, Randeep Grewal (pictured), comments on balance sheet optimisation and share buybacks. »

Simon Savage

Coaching for investment success

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:09

James Williams discovers how reducing behavioural bias can help traders improve their investing skills. »

Rudy Scarpa

Secondaries market offers profits

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:15

Beverly Chandler interviews Rudy Scarpa (pictured), partner at Pantheon. »

Jeremy Davies

Regulation heralds research change

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:18

James Williams examines how MiFID II will change the fund business. »

Peter Laurelli

Volatility spooks investors

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:21

James Williams interviews Peter Laurelli (pictured), vice president of research at eVestment. »

Guy Ellison

Lord of the rings

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:28

Guy Ellison (pictured), Head of UK equity research at Investec Wealth & Investment lays out the investment case for graphene. »

Charles Dupont

A mosaic of risk

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:33

James Williams interviews Charles Dupont (pictured), head of infrastructure finance at Schroders. »

Subscribe to AlphaQ
Previous editions
AlphaQ February 2017

AlphaQ February 2017

Sun, 19/02/2017 - 14:08

AlphaQ December 2016

AlphaQ December 2016

Mon, 19/12/2016 - 11:33

AlphaQ October 2016

AlphaQ October 2016

Wed, 19/10/2016 - 10:14

AlphaQ - August 2016

AlphaQ - August 2016

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 11:46

other gfm publications