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September 18, 2020

Mutual Of Omaha Is Spearheading Innovation And Diversity Efforts | Juan Prieto, Head of Alternative Investments | Q&A

Juan Prieto is the head of alternative investments at Mutual of Omaha, where he is responsible for leading and managing the portfolio construction, outsourcing, and monitoring of alternative investment mandates. In this interview, he discussed the qualities and attributes he looks at during manager selection; how Mutual of Omaha is investing in disruptors of the insurance ecosystem; and why return on inclusion (ROI) should be a priority for investors alike.
Read by 35% of LPs January 02, 2015

South American Commodity Boom Leads to Deforestation and Land Conflicts

reNow, as prices for oil and other commodities slide, economists and environmental researchers warn that the loss of forest cover may be hastened, leading to new clashes, as governments in the region t...
Read by 36% of LPs April 16, 2014

Big Hedge Funds Roll Dice on Puerto Rico Debt

Several large hedge funds doubled down on Puerto Rico in last month's giant bond sale despite the U.S. territory's financial struggles, according to confidential documents reviewed by The Wall Street...
Read by 46% of LPs April 14, 2014

John Hancock's Timber Arm Raises $212.5 Million for Chilean Planation Fund

6 investors committed to the fund, which will invest in new forest plantation creation in Chile.
Read by 32% of LPs April 09, 2014

Colombia Matches Europe on Infrastructure Spend

Four private sector Colombian pension funds are to invest $12.7 billion in road infrastructure projects over the next seven years, matching the total raised by European infrastructure funds for the whole of 2013.
Read by 56% of LPs

March 17, 2014

Emerging Trends in Real Estate for The Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific

Funds in search of allocation and yield are scaling up their allocations to property. In the Americas, industrial and distribution centers lead the way on the back of ecommerce. In Asia-Pacific, property markets have proved remarkably resilient. In Europe, easing euro-zone fears mean the continent continues to be first choice destination for so much global capital.
Read by 67% of LPs

March 17, 2014

The Risks and Rewards of Investing in Latin & South American Infrastructure

Six investors explain why the region's major bottlenecks -- logistics, airports, and mass transportation -- are also investment opportunities.
Read by 41% of LPs March 12, 2014

G7 Lags Far Behind BRIC Nations When It Comes to Women in Leadership

We have been tracking this figure over the past decade and are sorry to report there has been no significant movement. In fact, the figure is unchanged from 2013, and the same as 2009 and 2007, sugge...
Read by 34% of LPs March 10, 2014

South American Real Estate Investors Look to Spain

In spite of the negative economic expectations there are investors who still see Spain as a land of real estate opportunities. "There are doubts about Spain being a safe place to invest, but we see a...
Read by 51% of LPs March 05, 2014

The Top 10 GP Types on Trusted Insight by Continent

The most common fund manager type on Trusted Insight is hedge fund, followed by private equity, real estate, venture capital, and asset management. I wanted to see the continent breakdown for the top...
Read by 63% of LPs