The potential of ESG Bonds

The potential of ESG Bonds Sustainable investing is becoming the new norm in portfolio management. According to Ernst & Young, the investment category has grown by 107.4% since 2012. Seven years on, Morningstar published research that illustrated that dozens of ESG funds dominated the market in first half of 2019. In addition to this, JP [...]
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The golden opportunity

The golden opportunity Historically speaking, the price of gold increases amidst geopolitical tensions. With the UK’s new prime minister, the looming of a Halloween departure from the European Union and US currency wars, there is no shortage of international pressures. In June, China added gold to its foreign reserves. The news comes from South China [...]
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Why hedge funds must respond to climate change.

Why hedge funds must respond to climate change. At the start of the month, the UK government declared it will impose a mandatory obligation for pension funds and listed companies to publish climate-related risks by 2022.  Central banks are following the movement as well, with Bloomberg reporting that ‘almost $31 billion has flowed into investment funds [...]
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Asia Pacific accounts for 25% of PE global market

Asia Pacific now accounts for 25% of the global private equity market, with $833 billion now under management in the region. The market share has grown considerably since 2007, whereby the region occupied just 5% of the global PE share. By consequence, Asia Pacific is drawing attention from companies across the globe, looking to invest [...]
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How to start a hedge fund in Europe

“Many of the key components of running a start-up fund can and should be more effectively outsourced to allow focus on the core investment decisions.”

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Nature abhors a vacuum or ‘horror vacui”

“This vacuum in the market creates a problem for many and an opportunity for those ready to fill the void.”

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Investment – How companies can find backing and investment for their Fin Tech start-ups and what investors are looking for in a pitch

“Investors however still require, as you would expect, business cases to be presented in well-structured business plans.”

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The Impact of Basel III and AIFMD on Emerging Funds

“How does a start-up find a suitable PB who understands their needs and will nurture the fund in it’s early days?”

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The prime brokerage revolution

“The changing nature of the prime broker-hedge fund relationship is going to have a significant impact on the boutique prime brokerage market.”

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Buy-side traders beware: outsourcing set for revival

Linear Outsourced Trading  Linear Outsourced Trading’s Paul Walker-Duncalf featured in Tim Cave’s Financial News article (May, 2016). The full article can be found on Financial News  “Paul Walker-Duncalf left as BlackRock’s global head of equity trading in May 2015 to move to an outsourced trading operation. He joined a team at prime broker Linear Investments […]

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