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Dmitry Griko, EG Capital Advisors

EG Capital Advisors launches UCITS version of EM High Yield Strategy

Wed, 25/04/2018 - 14:36

News came in April that EG Capital Advisors, a London-based investment firm with a strong background in emerging markets credit, had launched its Emerging Markets Corporate High Yield UCITS with USD75 million under management. »

Patrick Bradley, Station 12

Media, entertainment and knowledge specialist VC offers access to growth sector

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 14:56

Media, entertainment and knowledge is a Cinderella sector according to Patrick Bradley, managing partner of specialist venture capital firm Station 12 Asset Management. »

Ashburton Investments partners with Fidelity International to enhance multi asset offering

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 12:43

Ashburton Investments, the asset management arm of the FirstRand Group, has entered a strategic partnership with Fidelity International, the USD324 billion global asset manager. »

Sol Waksman, Barclayhedge

BarclayHedge MPI survey finds investors question health of the equity market

Mon, 23/04/2018 - 09:16

February’s spike in volatility caused nearly half (42.1 per cent) of investors to adjust their equity market outlook, according to the results of a survey published today by BarclayHedge and Markov Processes International (MPI). »

Veneziano publishes white paper on the future of delegation for investment management

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 10:57

Consulting firm Veneziano & Partners has published a white paper on the future of delegation for investment management. »

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UHNWIs believe US recession could begin within two years

Tue, 17/04/2018 - 09:54

Three quarters (75 per cent) of ultra-high net worth investors (UHNWIs) believe the US could begin its next recession within two years, according to JP Morgan Private Bank’s Spring Investment Barometer. »

TA Associates buys majority stake in Confluence

Thu, 15/03/2018 - 09:07

Private equity firm TA Associates has taken a majority stake in Confluence, a firm that does investment data management automation for regulatory, investor communications and performance reporting. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. »

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Russell Investments launches new material ESG scores

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 14:54

Global asset manager Russell Investments has created a material environmental, social & governance (ESG) score, which it says more accurately identifies ESG factors that could impact the financial performance of publicly-traded companies. »

Bfinance paper examines securitised credit

Thu, 01/03/2018 - 13:51

Investment consultancy bfinance has produced a paper on securitised credit, MBS/ABS, asking what’s new in the sector as asset managers have been encouraging investors to take a look. »

Taylor Lukof, ABR Dynamic Funds

VIX 2.0 mutual fund offers absolute returns in volatile markets

Mon, 26/02/2018 - 14:41

The VIX is not broken says Taylor Lukof of ABR Dynamic Funds. “There was an opportunity for the VIX to break on the 5th of February and here we are two weeks later and the VIX is at 18, down from 50, the markets are back up and the world is fine. »


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