Boost to yield and liquidity
Changing demographics in developed nations, a growing demand for both digital and physical infrastructure, and renewed interest in good corporate behaviour are set to rule 2016 and beyond.
Appointed sub-adviser on small-cap fund
Firm now has 13 portfolio managers
Join as asset managers
Classic cars have excelled as an investment asset class, with the value of the Historic Automobile Group International index rising by 16% in 2014. Yet it is more 'modern' vehicles that are able to grow in value and are attracting investors' attention,...
Bleak future for hedge funds
Reflects costs of running fund
Low interest rates, pension freedoms and less risky structures are some of the reasons driving the rise of alternatives in closed-ended funds according to Tim Mitchell, head of investment trust sales at J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Suite of funds to focus on partners and employees
Ensure consumer protection
Alternative finance becoming more mainstream
Former BMO managers to run fund
Geoffrey C. Hsu, partner of OrbiMed and manager of the BiotechGrowth trust, assesses the key drivers for the sector in 2016 and beyond.
Alternative assets have dominated investment trust fundraising in 2015. A significant portion of the record net £3.9bn raised since the start of the year to 14 September was allocated to higher-yielding vehicles in areas including specialist debt and...
Large projects continue in a 'vibrant' market
Launched new $150m fund
Caspar Rock, manager of the Architas Diversified Real Assets fund, tells Investment Week how even amid a volatile backdrop, real asset funds can still deliver yield and suffer far less than equities
Tony Dalwood, CEO of Gresham House, explains how the search for ‘new’ alternative asset classes has seen investors turn to a hybrid approach uniting private strategies and public markets
Pimco’s real-return manager, Bransby Whitton, takes a closer look at the advantages of holding commodities in portfolios despite the asset class’s recent slump.
The number of investors allocating to ‘new’ alternatives such as infrastructure and private debt is on the rise, according to the Preqin Global Alternatives Report.
Victoria Hasler, head of research at Square Mile Investment Consulting & Research, looks at three absolute return funds she believes are offering true diversification during periods of global volatility.
Fund managers reveal to Investment Week the tailwinds behind their favourite alternative investments.
Smart beta strategies gain traction