Man Numeric sees quant credit funds as opportunity "to go against the grain" Submitted By Hugh Leask | 29/04/2021 - 10:27am Systematic hedge funds are increasingly well placed to tap into inefficiencies within credit assets - a market often seen as unworkable for most computer-based strategies, credit heads at Man Numeric say. Robert Lam, co-head of credit at Man Numeric, the Boston-based investment unit of London-listed hedge fund giant Man Group, said "99 per cent" of high yield assets are managed using traditional discretionary processes.
Quilter Cheviot has hired AGF Investments' Jamie Maddock as an equity analyst on its research team, and Aberdeen Standard's Samir Shah as maternity cover on its fund research team.
London-listed private equity investment trusts have continued to narrow "unwarranted" large discounts to NAV, which opened up in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The disruption caused by covid-19 highlighted the role that infrastructure plays in society, both in terms of how we use technology and how technology facilitates the transition to the low carbon economy that so many want to see.
The Dexus Wholesale Property Fund has entered into an implementation agreement with the $5 billion AMP Capital Diversified Property Fund, but AMP Capital isn't necessarily on board.
Adviser platform Parmenion has been bought by private equity firm Preservation Capital Partners for PS102m after being put up for sale by Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA).
Pension Consultant Sees Growing Interest in Portfolio Completion Strategies Using REITs Kyle Gustafson Mar. 8 2021 Teaser While some real estate sectors are facing headwinds, other property types--such as data centers, self-storage, and life science assets--are benefitting from strong demand tailwinds. Content Matt Ritter, senior research consultant for NEPC, joined guest host Meredith Despins, Nareit senior vice president, investment affairs, for a special edition of The REIT Report podcast to discuss how REIT-based investment can deliver access to a 21st century real estate portfolio. NEPC is an independent investment consultant and private wealth advisor.
Icapital Network Announces Expansion Of Product Offering For Accredited Investors With Icapital Kkr Private Markets Fund
iCapital Network Announces Expansion of Product Offering for Accredited Investors with iCapital KKR Private Markets Fund Crowdfund Insider. : iCapital Network, a fintech providing access to alternative investments, announced on Wednesday that iCapital RF Adviser, a registered investment adviser and a subsidiary of iCapital,has been appointed investment adviser of the iCapital KKR Private Markets Fund. iCapital reported that the appointment expands the scope of iCapital's business model to include registered fund management. iCapital Securities, LLC has been appointed the distributor of the Fund.
Mobius Capital Partners is preparing to issue new shares in the Mobius Investments trust once the company is able to shrug off a stubborn discount to NAV afflicting most emerging market peers.
Neil Woodford has returned 16 months after the collapse of Woodford Investment Management with the launch of a new investment firm, which is working alongside Acacia Research to "advise" on an illiquid and unlisted portfolio of life sciences companies once owned by the Woodford Equity Income fund (WEIF).