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April 30, 2019

Denison University's Alts-Heavy Approach Continues To Be A Strength | David Barcus, Director Of Investments | Q&A

David Barcus, director of investments, joined Denison University in 2011. In this interview, he discusses the very successful transition welcoming their CIO, why Denison continues to have a significant allocation to hedge fund strategies, and how they plan to build a small but impactful venture portfolio.
Read by 54% of LPs 16 minutes ago

Gold Gets The Thumbs Up From Ray Dalio

Ray Dalio, the founder and CEO of Bridgewater, the world's largest hedge fund company by assets under management, sees gold as a key asset as central banks get more hawkish with policies that devalue currencies and are likely to cause a "paradigm shift" in investing. The Bridgewater CEO believes that investors have been driven into stocks [...] The post Gold Gets The Thumbs Up From Ray Dalio appeared first on ETF Trends.
Read by 72% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Navab Capital Partners To Wind Down

Navab Capital Partners is closing down. This is after the unexpected death of firm founder Alex Navab. Alex Navab was a former executive at private equity firm KKR. Per a statement, "All of us were committed to help make Alex Navab's vision a reality, however we have determined it does not make sense to go [...]
Read by 80% of LPs 36 minutes ago

California Settles Decades-long Lawsuit Over Lead Paint, But Outcome Is Bittersweet

When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds of thousands of homes.
Read by 69% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Sequoia-backed Awfis To Raise $13.2M From Bisque, Link Investment Trust

Awfis has raised an estimated $43.6 million in funding to date. The post Sequoia-backed Awfis to raise $13.2m from Bisque, Link Investment Trust appeared first on DealStreetAsia.
Read by 71% of LPs 36 minutes ago

Bill Ackman's London-listed Pershing Square Faces Its Own Activist

Asset Value Investors Ltd is giving a major activist hedge fund a taste of its own medicine. London-listed hedge fund Pershing Square Holdings is run by Bill Ackman. Asset Value Investors is a 3% ownership shareholder, holding around a US$ 120 million stake or 6.7 million shares, in Pershing Square Holdings who is opposing the [...]
Read by 36% of LPs 36 minutes ago

France's Erafp Keeps Its Eye On Portfolio Diversification | News

The EUR30bn pension fund is seeking to shift investments towards equities, private equity, real estate and infrastructure. : One of the big challenges we face, both in the financial world and in everyday life, is how to overcome our biases Market bubbles would not happen in a perfect world. But humans are not perfect and our economies are inherently unstable. Fundamental investment success involves developing a view on global trends and future market directions as well as identifying relevant investments that are aligned with this strategy. This second step of the process is long and labourious.
Read by 64% of LPs 1 hour, 6 minutes ago

B2b Start-ups Raise Good Money As Investors Show Renewed Interest | Business Standard News

Investors are realising that the B2C market is hyper-competitive and alot of cash is required for building a mass market brand and acquiring customers.
Read by 78% of LPs 1 hour, 6 minutes ago

Tech Startup Icertis' Valuation Crosses $1 Bn, Joins Unicorn Club | Business Standard News

Icertis raised $115 million in financing round co-led by Greycroft and Premji Invest, the family investment arm of Wipro Chairman and billionaire Azim Premji and existing investors.
Read by 63% of LPs 1 hour, 7 minutes ago

Innoviti Sues Pine Labs, Accuses It Of Infringing Patent On Upi Payments | Business Standard News

The payment tech company said it has filed the suit for infringement against Pine Labs before the City Civil Court, Bengaluru and has been granted an ex-parte ad interim injunction against Pine Labs.
Read by 57% of LPs 2 hours, 6 minutes ago

Aemc Urges Change To Allow Users To Sell Power Back To The Grid To Guarantee Energy Demand - Abc News (australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The rule change, a substitute for extra power generation, would be restricted to large industrial and commercial energy users, with households and small customers excluded because of consumer protection concerns.
Read by 64% of LPs