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Patrick Welton, Welton Investment Corporation

Patrick Welton, Welton Investment Corporation: “Yield-starved investors in a flat recovery cycle simply can’t afford to confuse a beta manager for an alpha manager”

Sun, 04/09/2011 - 20:30

Dr Patrick Welton, chief executive of Welton Investment Corporation, says the firm’s flagship Global Directional Portfolio programme, which was launched in 2004 and now has some USD1bn in assets under management, aims to capitalise on the full range of investment opportunities available in the global futures markets, spanning multiple asset classes, strategy types, holding periods and directionality. »

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management

The Interview – Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management: “We see managed futures playing a bigger part in a portfolio as uncertainties prevail in traditional markets”

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 07:46

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management, which has just launched its 14-year-old managed futures strategy through an onshore Ucits III fund vehicle, says CTAs stand to benef »

The Interview - William Wong, Qbasis Capital Management: "Our liquidity and low correlation to other asset classes provide us with an edge over other funds"

The Interview - William Wong, Qbasis Capital Management: "Our liquidity and low correlation to other asset classes provide us with an edge over other funds"

Fri, 17/04/2009 - 07:00

William Wong, director of Qbasis Capital Management, argues that after a successful year in 2008 while other hedge fund strategies stumbled, the firm's systematic managed futures funds »

The Interview: Robert Hounshell, Lexington Asset Management: "Expect to see commodity inflation on the horizon"

The Interview: Robert Hounshell, Lexington Asset Management: "Expect to see commodity inflation on the horizon"

Mon, 16/03/2009 - 06:47

Robert Hounshell, head of trading at Lexington Asset Management, says the diversification offered by the firm's managed futures tradi »

The Interview - Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon: "We expect investor interest in managed futures to increase significantly in the year ahead"

The Interview - Paul Netherwood, Beach Horizon: "We expect investor interest in managed futures to increase significantly in the year ahead"

Mon, 26/01/2009 - 06:46

Dr Paul Netherwood, a partner with managed futures specialist Beach Horizon, says the strategy is set to increase its appeal not only because of it »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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