Thematic investing in response to the pandemic

Kate Horne, Director at Linear Media recently sat down with Callan Boyle, Vice President of Fund Investments at Linear Investments to explore thematic responses to the current economic climate and the impact of the pandemic on the main asset classes.  To begin their discussion, Callan explains how fixed income and equities have responded to the [...]
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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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The Onboarding Process: How your relationship with Linear Investments is secured

Onboarding is a vital link in the chain at Linear Investments, and a process all our clients must go through before they can start doing business with the team. James Churchman, Head of Sales at Linear Investments and Hugo Peterson, Head of Account Management, explain how it works “it isn’t just about whether a new [...]
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How Linear Establish an ESG Rating

ESG is the acronym of the moment. Here Linear explains how they establish an ESG rating for their DFM portfolios ESG is an umbrella term for investments that seek to achieve positive returns alongside creating long-term lasting change and impact on the environment, society and the performance of business.  The term itself stands for environmental, [...]
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What is Linear’s venue selection strategy?

“David Michael, Head of Trading for Linear Investments, answers our questions on his approach and strategy around venue selection and preferences” What is your general strategy / approach around venue selection? Venue selection strategy requires us to ensure our clients receive best execution on a consistent basis. Where we are executing client orders directly, the [...]
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What is Saffron Asset Finance?

What is Saffron Asset Finance? James Churchman, Head of Sales for Linear Investments, talked to David Craven, incoming CEO of Saffron Asset Finance to find out more High street banks are known for preferring to fund larger business loans than to facilitate small business loans. This is mostly due to the fact that SME’s tend [...]
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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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Are Argyle pink diamonds about to shoot up in value? As zero supply looms, what’s next for the luxury jewellery market?

In this article, published in the South China Morning Post, Gaynor Thomas takes a look at Argyle Pink Diamonds and why prices are set to skyrocket. Precious Gem Investments have appointed Linear Investments to manage all institutional investor enquiries for its Pink Series Asset Backed Bond. Are Argyle pink diamonds about to shoot up in [...]
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