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Ahead of the Curve

Ahead of the curve: Sporting a safety jacket in a market of weak protections

December 2018 (magazine)By

The lending environment is undergoing a worrying change. Funds that European direct lenders have raised but not yet deployed are at an all-time high and banks in most Western-European jurisdictions have renewed lending following years of reticence after the global financial crisis, leading to increased competition amongst lenders in the small and medium enterprise (SME) market. 

Ahead of the Curve: The risk premium of downturns

November 2018 (magazine)By Philip Strother

Alternative risk premia strategies can be helpful for institutional investor portfolios through diversification and risk reduction

Ahead Of The Curve: Resurgence of private capital

September 2018 (magazine)By Anthony Tutrone

The tenth anniversary of the global financial crisis is an apposite time to examine how it changed the world for investors 

paras anand

Ahead of the Curve: Return of the information edge

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

According to reports, global bond ETFs had their best quarter on record in the first quarter of 2017 with $44.5bn of inflows

Ahead of the Curve: Valuable tools for EMs

June 2018 (magazine)By Binu George

Emerging markets have smaller safety nets, making them prone to boom and bust cycles

Ahead of the Curve: Robots opening doors

May 2018 (magazine)By Jonathan Cohen, Heenal Patel

The robotics and automation theme has been gaining a lot of attention recently for good reasons. There is an industrial revolution  emerging across all industries as they realise that the new tools and applications being developed will be highly disruptive to existing business models. These new technologies cover everything from autonomous cars and delivery drones to surgical tools.

All Ahead of the Curve

Long Term Matters: What should investors do about authoritarian governments?

December 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

In October, I wrote that investors would soon have to choose between backing social justice or going along with authoritarian- ism. I was not expecting that the choice would come so quickly

simon lewis

Guest viewpoint: Simon Lewis, AFME

December 2018 (magazine)

Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis 

raj thamotheram

Long-Term Matters: Disruptive change is coming – which side will you choose?

October 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram

Paying good pensions is a noble purpose but much less so if investors, inadvertently or otherwise, help create a world that is not worth living in

jim hawley and jon lukomnik

Guest Viewpoint: Jim Hawley and Jon Lukomnik

October 2018 (magazine)

It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. 

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simon lewis

Guest viewpoint: Simon Lewis, AFME

December 2018 (magazine)

Europe’s capital markets are facing some of their toughest challenges since the global financial crisis 

jim hawley and jon lukomnik

Guest Viewpoint: Jim Hawley and Jon Lukomnik

October 2018 (magazine)

It is fitting that we launched our ‘Purpose of Asset Management’ paper in London, not far from 221b Baker Street, the home of the famous fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes. 

amla n roy

Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

Guest Viewpoint: Christopher Ailman & Mark Walker

May 2018 (magazine)

Words matter, but sometimes they can get in the way. Impact investing, mission-based investing, responsible investment, double and triple-bottom-line investing, ESG factors, and even sustainable investment. All of these terms can have both positive and negative connotations for investors. 

luke hildyard

Guest viewpoint: Luke Hildyard

March 2018 (magazine)By

“The potential impact of climate change on investments should be considered at least on an annual basis”

keith ambachtsheer

Guest Viewpoint: Keith Ambachtsheer

February 2018 (magazine)By

“CFA curriculum material should become more future-oriented and address awkward topics”

will goodhart

Guest Viewpoint: Will Goodhart, CFA UK

January 2018 (magazine)

“The responsibility for making our profession more representative of the society we serve ultimately sits with all of us”

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IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2496

    Asset class: Commodities.
    Asset region: World.
    Size: CHF 100 – 150 m.
    Closing date: 2018-12-12.

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IPE QUEST

Your first step in manager selection...

IPE Quest is a manager search facility that connects institutional investors and asset managers.

  • QN-2496

    Asset class: Commodities.
    Asset region: World.
    Size: CHF 100 – 150 m.
    Closing date: 2018-12-12.

Begin Your Search Here