We’ve asked Hedge Connection contributor Craig Shields, a senior consultant to the cleantech industry, to send us a monthly article discussing one of the more exciting business opportunities he’s come across recently in his field of engagement. Craig finds himself in a unique position to make such a submission: via his website, 2GreenEnergy.com, he reviews many… Read more »
Endowments Ready To Return To Emerging Market Hedge Funds After a three year lull, endowment and foundation money is ready to return to emerging markets. According to a survey by NEPC, a Boston-based financial consultancy, over 30% of respondents think that emerging market hedge funds will provide superior returns over the next five to seven years…. Read more »
Each quarter FINsearches provides an exclusive report to Hedge Connection regarding institutional investors and their allocation strategies. This is the second report: FINsearches Q2-14 Investor Allocation Report Institutional investors closed out the first half of the year with more than $11 billion in allocations as investors maintained a steady pace to investing in the second quarter,… Read more »
Where Have All The Predators Gone? Hedge Funds Poised For A Come-Back Over the past five years there has been precious little talk about hedge funds. Unlike Bitcoins, biotech or social media investments, hedge funds are certainly not fashionable or headline grabbing. Yet we believe that hedge funds are poised to rediscover their place in… Read more »
The Barometer is a quarterly report provided to Hedge Connection by John Lowry, Managing Director at ML Capital, a leading global investment firm. The report is designed to help investment professionals identify key moves regarding demand across the various Alternative UCITS strategies. Respondents range across insurance, pension funds and the growing number of financial advisers allocating increasing client assets to the sector. Mr. Lowry leads the conversation in the Hedge Connection Boardroom as one of our featured Executives.