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What new strategies for allocating to hedge funds are exciting?

There are plenty of new ways to get hedge funds exposure. Which will stand the test of time? We asked Michael Nicks of Pepperdine...
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Why choose active management in real estate?

The market is polarising in real estate, argues Matthijs Storm of Kempen Capital Management. You need to find the right assets at the right...
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Active management talent is scarce, but worth finding

We asked Michael Nicks of Pepperdine University what he's looking for in hedge fund managers. We spoke at GAIM 2016, 20-22 June 2016. "Active management...
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Does geopolitical instability spell opportunity in European credit?

"The market is still underestimating the possibility" of further fragmentation in the European political order, says Andrew Jackson of credit specialists Cairn Capital. But...
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Compliance after Brexit: what happens to Britain and MiFID II

The UK's vote to leave the European Union sent a shock through financial markets, but will it throw Britain’s compliance with MiFID II into...
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“Social fracture” is the long-term risk to Europe

Geopolitical risk is coming to Europe - so what should asset managers do? Don't follow the herd, argues Andrew Jackson of Cairn Capital.
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Brexit: Short thoughts from a long-only manager

The people of Britain have voted to leave the European Union. This clearly represents a very significant decision for the UK, for the European...
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“Value investing is more of a philosophy than a strategy”

With GAIM and GAIM Ops Amsterdam getting underway in rainy Amsterdam, we spoke to Scott Davies of CDAM about why value investing is making...
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How can technology help hedge funds get compliant and stay ahead?

Ahead of GAIM 2016, co-located in Amsterdam this year with GAIM Ops Amsterdam, we spoke to Jérôme de Lavenère Lussan of Laven Partners about how...
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Women in hedge funds: how can they get to the top?

Just before the 2008 global financial crisis, some determined women were beginning to enter the upper echelons of hedge fund management. But in the...