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schroders.com June 05, 2018

May Market Developments In Charts - Professional Investor

May was an eventful month in financial markets. We chart our way around key developments that matter to investors. : Schroders' QEP Investment Team employ intelligent portfolio construction based on innovative and forward-looking research to deliver a broad range of actively-managed solutions for investors. Discover our comprehensive range of European equity strategies, from traditional equity investing, such as growth and value, to alternatives such as absolute return. Liquid alternatives can help to build robust portfolios fit to withstand a range of different market environments. Click here to learn about Schroders' liquid alternatives offering.
Read by 48% of LPs

schroders.com May 12, 2018

How Fintech Is Transforming The Consumer Experience - Professional Investor

With fintech start-ups all the rage, we look at how these companies are disrupting the status quo of the payment and lending industry, and how we think the banks will react.
Read by 46% of LPs

schroders.com May 03, 2018

Market Movers: April's Charts Of The Month - Professional Investor

Our monthly round-up of a few of the most eye-catching or significant charts of April. : Schroders' QEP Investment Team employ intelligent portfolio construction based on innovative and forward-looking research to deliver a broad range of actively-managed solutions for investors. Discover our comprehensive range of European equity strategies, from traditional equity investing, such as growth and value, to alternatives such as absolute return. Liquid alternatives can help to build robust portfolios fit to withstand a range of different market environments. Click here to learn about Schroders' liquid alternatives offering.
Read by 55% of LPs

thetwentyminutevc.libsyn.com April 30, 2018

The Twenty Minute Vc: Venture Capital | Startup Funding | The Pitch: 20vc: Why Follow-on Investments Are Always A Better Investment, Why Spray And Pray Investing Is Like The Stock Market & Why Startups Need A Board From Day One With Jerry Neumann

Jerry Neumann is one of New York's leading angel investors with a portfolio including the likes of The Trade Desk (IPO: 2016), Datadog and Flurry (acquired by Yahoo) just to name a few. Prior to angel investing, Jerry built the first open market for the pricing and exchange of real-time consumer data in the form of Root Markets. Jerry was also the Managing Director @ Omnicom's Venture Capital Division where he enjoyed an incredible 5 IPOs from the portfolio. In Today's Episode You Will Learn: 1.)
Read by 49% of LPs

valuewalk.com April 23, 2018

Tim Garry Leaves John Burbank's passport Capital

Tim Garry considered the number two man at John Burbank's Passport Capital will be leaving the firm, according to a letter to investors obtained by ValueWalk. Garry is described as "Portfolio Manager and Head of Risk" and has been at the hedge fund since 2007. He is still listed as an employee on the company's website and in his Linkedin profile, but that will likely be updated soon. Below readers can find the full letter about his departure. The news of the departure was first reported earlier this morning by Lawrence Delevingne of Reuters.
Read by 66% of LPs

schroders.com April 19, 2018

Our Multi-asset Views For April 2018 - Professional Investor

We break down our views on all the major asset classes, from equities to currencies, in one simple infographic. : Schroders' QEP Investment Team employ intelligent portfolio construction based on innovative and forward-looking research to deliver a broad range of actively-managed solutions for investors. Discover our comprehensive range of European equity strategies, from traditional equity investing, such as growth and value, to alternatives such as absolute return. Liquid alternatives can help to build robust portfolios fit to withstand a range of different market environments. Click here to learn about Schroders' liquid alternatives offering.
Read by 69% of LPs

April 17, 2018

Amherst College Is Focusing On 'High-Conviction, Active Managers' | CIO Mauricia Geissler, Exclusive Q&A

Mauricia Geissler is the chief investment officer at Amherst College, where she oversees all aspects of the endowment assets of the college and the Folger Shakespeare Memorial Library in Washington, DC. In this interview, she discusses adjusting the portfolio to a broader asset allocation structure and model; why she prefers working with high-conviction, active managers; and why she would not let a 'robo-advisor' manage her personal investments, let alone the assets for Amherst College.
Read by 37% of LPs

nreionline.com April 16, 2018

Glenn Rufrano Talks About Why Vereit Is Cutting Back On Office | National Real Estate Investor

In a Q&A with NREI, Rufrano explained VEREIT's acquisition and disposition strategy, including its reduction of office and restaurant assets and its addition of retail and industrial assets.
Read by 48% of LPs

top1000funds.com March 27, 2018

Ap3 Demands More From Hedge Funds

Through the course of the last year, AP3, the SEK345.2 billion ($42.2 billion) Third Swedish National Pension Fund, scaled back on hedge funds and boosted its internal portfolio construction capabilities. The fund also continued steadily building its alternatives portfolio, where chief investment officer Marten Lindeborg sees a stronger risk/return ratio than in equity. But it was the fund's absolute return strategies - accounting for 4 per cent of assets under management and encompassing internal and external hedge funds plus risk premium strategies - that underwent the most change last year.
Read by 78% of LPs

March 20, 2018

The Pros (& Cons) Of The MCA Structure | CIO Tim Barrett, Texas Tech University | Exclusive Q&A

Tim Barrett is associate vice chancellor and chief investment officer at Texas Tech University, where he has served since 2013. In this interview, he talks about The Master Custody Account (MCA) structure, which is a concept that came to fruition for two primary reasons: the financial downturn of 2008, and the SBCERA investment team's frustration in not being able to move fast enough on good credit strategies. Barrett also discusses the substantial fees savings and better performance associated with this new investment structure; and why TTU is starting to model other programs after the MCA.
Read by 36% of LPs