McKinsey Report: The Mainstreaming of Alternative Investments Fueling the Next Wave of Growth in Asset Management Sep17

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Some welcome news out of McKinsey on the growth of the alternatives industry: The Mainstreaming of Alternative Investments Fueling the Next Wave of Growth in Asset Management -Institutional investors to have 25% of portfolios in alternatives by end of 2013 -Growth of alternatives in retail market -Increasing shift from relative benchmarks to absolute return -Traditional… Read more »

The one instance where politics and money don’t mix May18

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How Pension Placement Agent Exploited Political Ties (Update1) – Bloomberg.com. May 18, 2009   Kudos to Bloomberg to an excellent review of where we are with the placement agent model and the use of the politically connected to  make introductions.   – Apparently the well-connected politically – democrats mostly – have spent their time in… Read more »