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AlphaQ - April 2016

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 09:56

The much maligned mortgage-backed security is examined in this issue with profiles of new managers who are finding alpha in the sector. Law firm Macfarlanes’ Paul Ellison neatly details how the financial services industry might look in the case of a Brexi

The 'AlphaQ - April 2016' special report comprises 16 separate articles listed below, these can be read individually or as a sequence.
Beverly Chandler

AlphaQ - April 2016

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 10:10

Welcome to the April 2016 edition of AlphaQ. The much maligned mortgage-backed security is our focus this month as James Williams interviews new managers who are finding alpha in the sector on both sides of the pond.  »

Chris Cruden

“All that glisters...”

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:06

A new take on a gold fund is enjoying enviable returns, regardless of the price change in the safe haven commodity. »

Mark Beck

Breathing fire back into an old asset class

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:09

October last year saw the launch of a new speciality insurance-linked securities instrument from Luxembourg-based Dragon Fire Capital, aimed at institutional and high net worth investors, primarily based outside of the US. »

Zach Cooper

Building alpha, brick by brick

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:17

James Williams interviews the new wave of managers in the mortgage backed securities (MBS) sector. »

Beverly Chandler

Brexit: should I stay or should I go?

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:20

Beverly Chandler investigates the likely impact of a Brexit `out' vote on the financial services industry in the UK. »

Shane Brett

Consolidation and convergence

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:26

Beverly Chandler reports on the fund administration industry across all of the AlphaQ territories: hedge funds, private equity, real estate and real assets. »

Mark Ebert

The real deal

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:30

James Williams interviews Mark Ebert, manager of the Real Assets fund. »

Randeep Grewal

The ‘H’ is silent

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:37

Regular AlphaQ columnist, Randeep Grewal writes on the importance of having an edge. »

Irene Perdomo

The neutral zone

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:41

James Williams finds that volatile markets drive investors along a cautious path. »

Jeff Miller

Taking the temperature

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:46

Private equity co-investment – an interview with Jeff Miller, Partner at Pantheon and member of its Co-Investment Committee. »

John Mould

No room for fat cats

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:49

John Mould, ThinCats CEO, details the rise of peer-to-peer lending. »

James Williams

Ethically speaking

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:52

James Williams investigates sustainable investments. »

Noah Wortman

To have and to hold

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 10:56

Is your purchase or sale of securities covered under US law, asks Noah Wortman, Chief Operating Officer and Michele Carino, Of Counsel at Pomerantz for the Americas at Goal Group. »

Marianne Scordel

The art of doing good well

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 11:01

Marianne Scordel of Bougeville Consulting writes on a new pooled option for philanthropic foundations. »

Andrew Hart

Private equity goes public

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 11:04

Andrew Hart from Bryan Cave writes on UK private equity firms switching to public companies. »

Mihir Kapadia

Sun rises on emerging markets

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 11:07

James Williams interviews Mihir Kapadia, CEO of London's Sun Global Investments. »

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