Some of functionality may not work while you disabled JavaScript. Enable JavaScript for better User Exprience. November 25, 2014

Refinancing Boom Exposes Risks in U.S. Property Bonds

While a landlord willing to pay almost 63 times the average fee to refinance early is a bullish sign for commercial real estate, it’s less so for bond investors facing $295 billion of rmortgages that ...
Read by 66% of LPs July 14, 2014

University of Cincinnati Endowment Uses Passive/Active Blend

An endowment investment program cannot avoid or extinguish risk; rather, it must choose among risks. If we avoid market risk, then the odds we will fulfill the permanent missions of the endowments drop to zero. With negative or zero real returns, spending and inflation reduce an endowment's buying power with frightening speed. If we have 9 percent spending plus inflation and we invest in T-bills, it only takes about eight years to cut the endowment's buying power in half.
Read by 71% of LPs

February 22, 2014

UC Regents Investment Committee -- Investments Underperformance

UC Regents underperform UC Regents Committee -- Investments Underperformance
Read by 77% of LPs January 06, 2014

London is top city for real estate investing; U.S. safest country

Jan 6 (Reuters) - London ranks as the top city for foreignreal estate investment opportunity, beating out last year'swinner, New York, according to a survey released on Monday bythe Association of For...
Read by 52% of LPs December 18, 2013

Oil and Gas Spending Could Reach $723 Billion Next Year

Increased spending on costly exploration projects are risky for oil and gas producers, but provide clear benefits to service companies.
Read by 71% of LPs

December 11, 2013

What is the state of financial regulation in the US?

From new regulations on the trading and holding of derivatives to debates about whether financial institutions remain too large, this session tackled the progress made by policymakers so far. The discussion also addressed what cracks remain in US laws. Are regulators and policymakers on the right course? Mary Schapiro, Managing director, Promontory Financial Group Jim Millstein, Chairman and chief executive, Millstein & Co Moderator: Greg Ip, US economics editor, The Economist
Read by 55% of LPs

August 13, 2013

Pension fund investment in UK and international infrastructure

Infrastructure projects are increasingly recognised as a safe and profitable investment prospect for pension funds. In this video, Mott MacDonald's infrastructure investment expert John Seed discusses why pension funds should consider investing in infrastructure, and how they can understand and minimise their risk exposure in order to make the best investment decisions possible.
Read by 64% of LPs July 26, 2013

SAC Reassures Clients as Steve Cohen Fights to Stay Open

Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors LP told investors, employees and counterparties that it will stay open for business as the U.S. accused the $14 billion hedge-fund firm of engaging in an unprece...
Read by 66% of LPs July 24, 2013

Cases Against Steven Cohen, SAC Won't Be a Slam Dunk

Keep this in mind when it comes to the latest allegations against Steven A. Cohen and his hedge fund, SAC Capital Advisors LP: There are few easy wins for the government in high-profile trials of whit...
Read by 66% of LPs July 24, 2013

Rajaratnam Seeks Rehearing Before Full Appeals Court

Galleon Group LLC co-founder Raj Rajaratnam, the fund manager convicted of masterminding one of the biggest insider trading schemes in a generation, today asked a federal appeals court for a rehearing...
Read by 79% of LPs