alternatives

Oct 29, 2020

hedge_funds_esgHedge funds are increasingly incorporating ESG criteria into their investment processes but scepticism remains over its impact on returns, according to a report.

Oct 29, 2020

gold_demand_gold_etfsHoldings in gold-backed ETFs reached new heights in the third quarter despite an overall fall in global gold demand.

Oct 27, 2020

cryptocurrency_fundsCryptoasset ETFs or similar vehicles remain relatively unchartered waters for many asset managers for a number of reasons. 

Oct 22, 2020

hedge_fund_investmentHedge funds have gained their first quarterly inflow of money for the first time in over two years as investors took a shine to their performance in volatile markets.

Oct 20, 2020

amazon_belfastThe real estate arm of Switzerland’s UBS Asset Management has bought an Amazon logistics hub in Belfast that is set to become the online retailer’s only distribution centre in Northern Ireland.

Oct 16, 2020

Glass_ballLargely led by fund manager VanEck, the development of ETFs exposed to bitcoin and similar cryptos is hindered by regulatory challenges. This has created a realm of untapped potential. Alex Rolandi reports.

Oct 16, 2020

Jersey_roundtable_Oct_2020Jersey is well placed as the demand for alternative funds continues, but some of our industry panellists have questions about the implications of the UK’s departure from the EU.

Oct 15, 2020

infrastructure_investmentUK infrastructure and real estate projects are expected to benefit from an influx of cash from Aviva Investors over the next three years.

Oct 14, 2020

Simon_Burgess-and-Ben_Hill2020 has been a challenging year for the alternative investment funds sector. The Covid-19 pandemic has created volatility and uncertainty, causing mismatches in pricing and valuations – and some concerns for investors.

Oct 13, 2020

dna_technologyRPMI Railpen, the UK’s railway industry pension scheme, has invested in Oxford Nanopore Technologies, a company developing DNA and RNA sequencing technology.

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