Oct 08, 2020

EU_sustainability_projectsBVI, the German investment funds association, has proposed a new fund vehicle for the EU with the aim of cushioning the economic impact of the pandemic and securing the bloc’s climate goals. 

Sep 30, 2020

hedge_fundsHedge fund launches increased in the second quarter, recovering from their near-historic lows seen at the start of the year as the coronavirus crisis kicked in.

Sep 29, 2020

fintech technologyTechnology to support private equity investments and other alternatives appears set to become critically important, a survey into asset management technology suggests.

Sep 28, 2020

barry_hindmarchFinancial services firm Apex has hired BlackRock’s Barry Hindmarch to take on the new role of head of real estate for the UK, Ireland and the Channel Islands. 

Sep 28, 2020

cryptocurrency_fundsOver a quarter of institutional investors believe that pension funds, insurers, family offices and sovereign wealth funds will “dramatically” increase their allocations to cryptocurrencies over the next five years, according to a study.

Sep 25, 2020

ShanghaiPrivate equity investors plan to ramp up their investments in the Asia-Pacific region by 11% in 2020, according to Preqin Pro data shared during our August webinar on private markets and alternatives in APAC.

Jul 13, 2020

When it came to assessing the types of organisations that will drive demand for alternatives in future, the results were less evenly dispersed

Jul 13, 2020

Next, we asked to what extent the introduction of international regulation has prompted, or is prompting, the alternatives industry to restructure (fig 9).

Jul 10, 2020

alternativesAlternative niche investments such as rare coins and art have been gaining traction in online searches in the UK amidst the ongoing uncertainty, research claims. 

Jul 01, 2020

hedge_funds_volatilityHedge fund launches slowed to a near-record low in the first quarter of this year, outpaced by liquidations which reached their highest level since 2015, new data shows.