China's growing middle class, shifting demographics and the rise of technology-driven consumerism has made the country ripe for investment. At the same time, China's economy is slowing and could see a pullback. Here's how institutional investors are positioning themselves in this unique market. Panelists include: Janet Devinney, investment director, Kamehameha Schools; Alan Chang, partner and managing director, Capricorn Investment Partners; Jon Nieman, head of private equity, Saudi Aramco; and Seungha Ku, head of offshore private equity, CreditEase. This panel was moderated by Melissa Guzy, managing partner at Arbor ventures and took place on June 14, 2017 at Trusted Insight’s inaugural Alpha Conference.
Goods and Service Tax (GST), one the biggest indirect tax reform for which India has waited for more than a decade and most of the Indian corporate as well as global conglomerate, Institutional Inves...
From 2008 to 2015, the nominal value of the global stock of investable assets has increased by about 40 percent, to over $500 trillion from over $350 trillion. Yet the real assets behind these numbers changed little, reflecting, in effect, the asset-inflationary nature of quantitative easing. The effects of asset inflation are as profound as those of the better-known consumer inflation.
Stanley Druckenmiller's Duquesne Capital bought Chinese consumer and tech stocks in the second quarter, according to a filing Monday.
Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett built a new position in consumer finance company Synchrony Financial and boosted his holdings of Bank of New York Mellon by more than 50% in the second quarter of 2017, according to a regulatory filing Monday from Berkshire Hathaway.
Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com Inc.'s financial services spin-out, JD Finance, has set up its first consumer-focused early stage venture fund, Qianshu Capital, to back innovative start-ups that help meet increasing consumer demand in China.
Kirsten Green, founding general partner at Forerunner Ventures, discusses how she found one of the most successful early stage funds of the past decade, the investment opportunities in cosumer space and the her views on the optimal portfolio construction theory.
As family enterprises gain greater acceptance as a business model inevitably more questions are asked about what are the factors behind their success. Questions like: what is the key to their survival, and how do family businesses continue to innovate as they move further away in generational terms from the founder, or founders? And what about the management of talent, both within the family and outside of it at the senior management level - how do successful family businesses get that right?
China’s economic data is key to copper prices. Copper prices slipped due to weak imports from its top consumer China to a four-month low. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.3 per cent at $5,497 a tonne at 0911 GMT. Earlier it fell to $5,481.50 towards Monday’s $5,462.50, the lowest since Jan 4.
The top hedge funds managed approximately USD159 billion in equity holdings in the first quarter of 2017, an increase from the USD153 billion under management in Q4 2016, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence’s latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis.