alternatives

Jan 10, 2018

Investment services company LRI Group has partnered with renewable energy investment specialist Ventusolar Global Capital (VCH) to launch two reserved alternative investment funds (RAIFs).

Jan 04, 2018

BitcoinFollowing a meteoric 18-fold rise in value this year, Mark Latham asks whether the volatile cryptocurrency – until recently the preserve of geeks and criminals – could become a serious vehicle for institutional investors.

Jan 04, 2018

Our panel of experts offer their thoughts on the fast-growing field of smart beta investing and whether it is becoming more of a threat than index tracking to the traditional active management of funds.

Jan 04, 2018

Sid_NewbySubdued bank lending coupled with demand for yield is seeing private debt emerge as a major alternative asset class. BNP Paribas Securities Services details the infrastructure needed to support it.

Oct 27, 2017

Hedge-fundAugust was a month of mixed results for the funds industry as Ucits sales dropped while alternative investment funds (AIFs) soared.

Oct 20, 2017

Off_road_carSome investors say there is little value left in bonds following a 30-year bull market. Fiona Rintoul looks at what fund managers of multi-asset bond portfolios make of this.

Oct 20, 2017

ParagliderUnigestion’s Cross Asset Solutions team believe that multi asset strategies with a strong emphasis on downside protection are the key to navigating through different market environments.

Oct 20, 2017

Smooth rideMulti-asset funds have increased in popularity after delivering investment gains with reduced volatility, finds Catherine Lafferty.

Mar 16, 2017

Portfolio Manager Davide Cataldo discusses the results of the Pioneer Investments’ survey on liquid alternatives and how investors can be encouraged to increase their allocation.

Dec 19, 2016

Our panel of asset management experts discuss a range of industry issues from a European perspective, including how to get the public saving more, and where funds sit in relation to cash savings.

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