November | December 2016
Issue 118

November | December 2016

BEN BENSON, SPECIAL COUNSEL and ELIZABETH HASTILOW, PARTNER, K&L GATES

Australia’s financial services sector sits at the core of its economy. With around $2.5 trillion in assets managed from Australia, its investment...

MICHAEL BROWNE, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, EUROPEAN LONG/SHORT, MARTIN CURRIE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

Politics will undoubtedly remain one of the key macro themes for Europe over the next 12 months. A packed list of elections, rising anti-establishment...

HAMLIN LOVELL

Funding shortfalls have been growing in recent years for reasons including greater longevity and lower interest rates. Most pension funds do not have any...

APOLLON FRAGKISKOS, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, MARKOV PROCESSES INTERNATIONAL (MPI)

Earlier, we published a post investigating how risk parity funds performed immediately after the British voted to leave the European Union. We observed that...

LUKE SPENCER-WILSON, SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS, MAITLAND, LONDON

In today’s world it’s fair to say launching a hedge fund is not as simple as it once was. Gone are the days of one or two people, in a room with...

A SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL REPORT IN ASSOCIATION WITH ACTIVIST INSIGHT AND FTI CONSULTING

In June and July of 2016, Schulte Roth & Zabel commissioned Activist Insight and FTI Consulting to interview 37 respondents from different activist...

THE HEDGE FUND JOURNAL

The Hedge Fund Journal’s fourth biennial Tomorrow’s Titans survey, generously sponsored by EY, illuminates a microcosm of a dynamic hedge fund...

HAMLIN LOVELL

A multi-year trend of consolidation has been seen in asset service provision post-crisis, with at least 25 mergers: some amongst administrators and others...

DAMIEN CROSSLEY, HEAD OF TAX, MACFARLANES

In the closed ended credit space, we see three core strategies:

Special Opportunities – funds investing in distressed, stressed and/or mispriced...
MANFRED SCHRAEPLER, HEAD OF FINANCIAL ASSETS & LIQUID PRIVATE MARKETS, AQUILA CAPITAL, HAMBURG

The EU referendum in Great Britain has brought Europe’s achievements back into public consciousness; many people had started to take those...

THOMAS P. VARTANIAN, PARTNER, DECHERT LLP

While we have a new President elect in the United States, history suggests that the identity and leanings of the future Secretary of the Treasury and the...

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