Fund to offer diversification benefits
Firm responds to growing smart beta demand
Legg Mason has agreed to acquire a majority interest in Australian global listed infrastructure business RARE Infrastructure for a total consideration of up to £94m.
Thomas Miller Investment has launched a Diversified Assets fund in a bid to offer uncorrelated returns to investors.
Dexion Capital has been acquired by Australian boutique fund manager Fidante Partners for £19.6m.
Pieter Busscher, portfolio manager of the RobecoSAM Smart Materials fund, looks at the manufacturing and technological innovations – from robots to 3D printers – which will continue to push production ahead, despite the significant decline of raw...
Clive Burstow, manager of the Baring Global Mining fund, explains how a multi-year supply/demand imbalance is creating value opportunities for investors in precious metals
David Coombs, head of multi-asset investments at Rathbone Unit Trust Management, says the hunt for alpha must turn to alternatives as the beta run draws to a close
Aberdeen Asset Management is to acquire FLAG Capital Management in a bid to strengthen its alternatives platform and US offering.
Peter Elston, chief investment officer at Seneca Investment Managers, investigates the pros and cons of forex hedging.
Dexion Capital’s Magnus Spence is preparing to launch an alternative UCITS platform, with its first offering managed by a former member of the MPC.
EEA Fund Management’s parent company has rebranded and created a new subsidiary as it moves away from the name associated with its troubled life settlements fund.
Crispin Odey rose up the rankings in 2014, but which other hedge fund managers stand among the richest in the UK?
Man AHL, the quantitative investment arm of Man Group, has launched four UCITs-compliant systematic strategies with different return profiles.
Reade Griffith, the hedge fund manager who built sizeable stakes in Ashcourt Rowan and WH Ireland last year, has upped his stake in Liontrust Asset Management to 10%.
Ben Bernanke has become a senior adviser to a prominent US hedge fund, his first non-research role since leaving the US Federal Reserve.
After five years languishing at the bottom of performance tables, the trend-following fund MAN AHL Diversity managed to produce a stellar return last year, as asset classes diverged.
Hedge fund manager Man Group has agreed to acquire fund boutique NewSmith for an undisclosed sum.
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is on course to win a $1m bet that the humble index tracker will produce better returns than a complex hedge fund.
A rise in global M&A activity could offer investors a new source of diversification in future, according to Franklin Templeton's David Saunders.
Angry investors are planning legal action against the regulator in a bid to claw back losses they claim its predecessor caused when it branded their traded life settlement investments "toxic".
Hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has warned major economies are entering a recession that will be "remembered in a hundred years".
Central banks are still working to reflate asset prices while investors chase yield. This means ABS are prime candidates for top performance this year, says Jim Caron, portfolio manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
Billionaire investor George Soros is finally retiring from fund management at the age of 84 to focus on political philanthropy.