Sterling Trading Tech Announces Integration With Linear Investments

OCTOBER 29, 2020 STERLING TRADING TECH ANNOUNCES INTEGRATION WITH LINEAR INVESTMENTS CHICAGO – October 29, 2020 – Sterling Trading Tech (STT), a leader in compliance, risk and infrastructure solutions for equity, options and futures trading, announced today that it completed integration with Linear Investments, a global trading firm and full-service prime broker with offices in London, [...]
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How ESG can help us towards a green recovery

According to the International Monetary Fund, COVID19 has inspired the ambition of creating a ‘green recovery’ in response to the economic crisis induced by the pandemic. Back in mind July, the IMF reported that finance ministers and central bank governors of the G-20 met to explore how to navigate the next stage of the crisis, [...]
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Linear Investments: Trusted Hedge Fund Incubator

Linear Investments brings together the skills and expertise that start up hedge funds need, within an integrated platform solution.  Linear’s approach can significantly reduce operational costs and get a fund to market faster and more efficiently than a more traditional solution

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Investing in Alternative Assets

The coronavirus outbreak has created a climate of economic uncertainty and instability. Governments, policy makers and business owners are managing the challenge on how to reopen the economy whilst also ensuring the health and safety of people. The recent disruption to the economy has impacted traditional forms of investment. Following the outbreak of Covid19, all [...]
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Investing in Property at Linear

Following the pandemic, prices and the valuation of real estate deals have decreased. Working sites have been closed and no new properties were released. Both sellers and buyers have been cautious. Thus, the spring property market got side-tracked. It’s now the height of summer and in this climate, Linear has chosen to expand their property [...]
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Linear Investments – Fund Asset Management Service

Linear Investments offers an alternative solution to investment companies who have funds that may require a new lease of life. A major effect of the current surge in popularity of passive investments, particularly ETFs has been to reduce fees and therefore profitability in the investment vehicle industry. This, at a time when more traditional actively [...]
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SME lending through Saffron

Jerry Lees is Chairman of Linear Investments and sits on the advisory board of Saffron Asset Finance. He talked to Kate Horne about how Saffron can support SME’s with a current loan requirement “Saffron Asset Finance is a direct to market SME lending solution, set up in response to the lack of cost effective and [...]
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What is Risk Profiling. It’s a real minefield

By simple definition, risk alludes to the possibility of a number of different outcomes that arise as a consequence to a given action. Often, investment academics will usually associate risk with the volatility associated with the costs and returns of an investment.  Volatility is measured as a standard deviation – how far something moves from [...]
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Why should financial advisers outsource their discretionary services

 Outsourcing Discretionary Fund Management: Linear looks at the benefits of an outsourced DFM solution Due to the increasing demand for model portfolios, the trend for financial advisors to use discretionary wealth managers to manage client’s investments has skyrocketed.  A study by Defaqto, a research firm of financial products, reported that 43% of UK financial advisors [...]
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How FinTech is Disrupting Portfolio Management

There is no denying that Fintech dominated our industry landscape in the 2010’s. New technologies emerged: AI, peer-to-peer lending, digital investment platforms, block-chain and machine learning techniques to name but a few.

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