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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Working towards a more ‘human centric’ strategy

Fundamentally, regardless of the sector, your business is in or the size of the company you work for, businesses are run by people. Employees, clients, suppliers and partners are one co-dependent community, and we rely on each other to carry us through the good times and bad. People are the eco-system that enable businesses to [...]
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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 does the future look like for business?

What does the future look like for business? The phrase ‘new normal’ has been trending on LinkedIn as a consequence of the current worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. A crisis is a great revealer and is starting to learn a lot about people, companies and communities. Leadership teams and C-suites executives are being put to the test. [...]
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Active and Passive in Current Environment April 2020

Callan Boyle, VP in Linear Investment’s DFM team talked to Kate Horne about how both Active and Passive portfolios might behave and function in the current environment. We are living through unprecedented times and policy makers are creating global asset purchasing programmes and implementing fiscal stimulus in the crisis that has no apparent villain.

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Working from home strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hugo Peterson, Head of Account Management at Linear Investments, recently chatted to James Churchman, Head of Sales at Linear Investments about their working from home strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Our commitment during COVID-19 outbreak

In these difficult times, Linear Investments Ltd is committed to continuing to provide the highest level of service to all our clients and fulfilling all of our obligations to the market as an FCA regulated firm. Our priority is to protect our staff and our clients and as such, we have invoked our BCP Working-From-Home [...]
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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 is the Prime Broker market still a vital part of Linear’s overall business model?

Hugo Peterson, Head of Account Management at Linear Investments, follows his recent interview by sharing Linear’s view on the Prime Broker market and why this is still a vital part of Linear’s overall business model

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