Australian adult education provider Navitas Ltd on Tuesday said it will back a sweetened buyout proposal worth A$2.09 billion ($1.50 billion) from its founder and a private equity firm, sending its shares to more than a two-year high.
The global hedge fund industry ended a volatile 2018 in the red, with aggregate performance for December at -2.15 per cent and for the year at -4.86 per cent, according to the latest eVestment hedge fund performance data.
Be smart, and don't go solo. : Startup unicorns and billion dollar funds grab headlines these days, but most investors only hear about these opportunities late in the investing cycle, when growth is slowing. Increasingly, company value is realized in the private markets vs. after initial public offerings (IPOs). And recent performance data shows that early stage investing can capture more alpha than investing in larger, later stage companies and funds. But the vast majority of investors only get into these companies when a major bank includes a late-stage, multi-billion dollar "startup" like Uber or WeWork in a mutual fund.
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Real estate investors learned a lot during Superstorm Sandy, which hit the East Coast in October 2012 and caused nearly $70 billion of damage--much of it in real estate. A lot of real estate investment got smashed as well, and the thought process behind such investing is changing as storms get worse and investors start to adapt to the intensifying weather patterns. That's an important consideration for financial advisors who work with clients on real estate investments, which range from residential homes along the coast to private real estate deals incorporated into a portfolio's alternative investments sleeve.
BlockTower Capital, a hedge fund which manages more than $130 million in client assets, made a $1 million bet last year that Bitcoin's price would go above $50,000 by the end of 2018. The Hedge Fund is expected to lose over $1 million in options by the end of the week. One of the largest crypto hedge funds in the world, which manages hundreds of millions of dollars in client assets, has made a shocking bet that it's bound to lose by the end of the year.
With 65 per cent of population living in rural areas, favourable farm output in the last two years on the back of good monsoons has been a positive trigger for rural demand.
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Markets are being driven by politics and hedge funds are already beginning to assess the risk that US President Donald Trump may face impeachment in 2019. It's not the only risk on their radar, of course, and nor is it the most likely. But investors are talking about it as a possibility. At least three Wall Street hedge funds are trying to assess how an impeachment might affect the markets. Investors have a lot to worry about in 2019 -- there's the trade war with China, Federal Reserve policy, and oil prices to name a few.