Investors are increasingly tuned into overall outcomes as opposed to simply raw performance of alternative investment fund managers, and are demanding better and customised strategies, according to a new survey by AIMA and PwC.
Close to 60 per cent of Alternative UCITS funds posted losses in August, pushing broad-based indices lower. The LuxHedge Global Alternative UCITS Index lost -0.41 per cent, bringing 2018 YTD to -1.43 per cent.
Mariana Enevoldsen (pictured), Director at Estera, explains how the recent IPO of music investment fund Hipgnosis demonstrates how Guernsey continues to be popular and trusted by advisers and investors, and highlights the attractiveness of the island for alternative asset classes…
A new survey of 485 investors with assets approaching USD8 trillion from investment consultants bfinance finds that investors are adding new strategies, investing more in private markets and cutting overall costs.
South Africa’s Investec is to demerge and publicly list its asset management division, IAM. IAM is currently an independent global asset manager, within the group, that has grown third party assets under management from GBP40 million in 1991 to GBP109 billion as at 31 August 2018.
Veridium Labs Ltd, an environmental blockchain technology company which is partnering with IBM to build tokenised carbon credit markets, has appointed William Wei, the fomre head of Binance's Taiwan branch, as its new CEO.
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