alternatives and private markets

Space technology and other themes in Germany’s surging venture capital industry

Thanks to government support, Germany’s venture capital scene is surging. Matias Collan, of ACE Alternatives, highlights some emerging investment themes.  Amidst Germany's continued prominence in...

LGPS Central invests £220mn in UK infrastructure debt

LGPS Central, a UK Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) pool, has invested £220 million in the Macquarie Inflation Linked Income Fund, with over £30 million earmarked...

Federated Hermes boss: AI’s private equity journey “is an evolution not a revolution”

The use of artificial intelligence has as much capacity to benefit private as public markets, according to Karen Sands, the chief operating officer for...

Schroders Capital and iCapital team up to expand global private equity access

Private markets manager Schroders Capital and global fintech platform iCapital have entered into a partnership that enables Schroders Capital to broaden access to wealth...

Alts set to see largest increase in fundraising

Alternative asset classes are expected to see the largest increase in fundraising in 2024, according to a survey of fund managers commissioned by Dublin-based...

Preparing for a new era of client service in the alternatives industry

By Joseph Latini, chief commercial officer, MUFG Investor Services   For several years, rising interest rates, inflation, and geopolitical uncertainty resulted in fewer deals, fewer exits, delayed...

Equity and multi-strategy hedge funds lead Q1 2024 recovery

Hedge funds kicked off 2024 with their "best quarter since the pandemic", according to data from the Citco group of companies. Equity and multi-strategy funds...

Alter Domus implements Temenos Multifonds platform

Luxembourg-based specialist fund administrator Alter Domus has gone live on the automated fund management platform provided by Temenos Multifonds. The implementation has been sparked by...

Private markets turn to tokenisation

2024 has seen a flurry of activity in the nascent tokenisation sector with private markets serving as the testing ground. While private markets are a...

Neuberger Berman launches private equity funds

US-based asset manager Neuberger Berman has bolstered its private equity offering with a fund launch and a rebranding. The NB Direct Private Equity Fund 2024...

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