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M&A Worldwide Near-Term: New Numbers from Intralinks

Nov 15th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Strategies, The A.I. Industry, Equity Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds, Event-Driven Hedge Funds, Family Offices, Allocating to A.I.

The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor is forecasting a lot of  deals for the first quarter of 2019: 20% year-over-year growth. However, if one looks at a broader frame, the last quarter of this year and the first quarter of the next, the year-over-year growth looks less impressive, at 6% worldwide.Read More


The View from Toronto: Ratios Aren’t Set in Stone

Oct 30th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Strategies, The A.I. Industry, Asset allocation, Hedge Funds, High-net-worth investors, Asset Allocation Models, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices, Allocating to A.I.

On Oct. 29, the AIMA Canada Investor Forum 2018 convened at Sheraton Centre, Toronto. The event focused on new innovations in the world of alternative finance, brought about by a combination of investor demand and technological change. The forum kicked off with a discussion about the current role of hedgeRead More


Intralinks/Global Fund Media Survey of LPs Shows Satisfaction

Sep 25th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Real Estate, Private Equity, The A.I. Industry, Debt Types of Private Equity, Liquid and Fixed Income Real Estate, Institutional Investing, Hedge Funds, Equity Types of Private Equity, High-net-worth investors, Other Issues in Private Investments, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Private Investments, Real Estate Equity Investments, Family Offices, Real Assets, Allocating to A.I.

Intralinks has once again collaborated with Global Fund Media in a survey of limited partners on their satisfaction with recent results and on how they see global investment opportunities near-term. As to satisfaction: 18% of LPs say that their results from alternative investments have been better than they expected. ARead More


What Family Offices Want From Alternative Investment Managers

Feb 21st, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, High-net-worth investors, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices, Allocating to A.I.

By Diane Harrison Competition within the alternatives sector for family office investments is at an all-time high, as these investors get more comfortable with the range of assets available to them and their general understanding of alternatives rises. Fund managers want to win these wealthy investors over, but often findRead More


What makes a great Chief Investment Officer?

May 1st, 2017 | Filed under: Newly Added, Institutional Investing, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices

By Charles Skorina All professional investors want to make money.  The question is, how and for whom? In the for-profit world of Wall Street asset managers and retail mutual funds, the differences among managers reflect investor appetites, time horizons and risk tolerances.  They must all serve their customers, or theRead More


BLEAK HOUSE–OR THE OUTLOOK ON HEDGE FUNDS NOW

Oct 19th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Investor Relations, Institutional Investing, Hedge Funds, High-net-worth investors, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Sales & Marketing in the AI Industry, Family Offices, Allocating to A.I.

By Diane Harrison Charles Dickens’ Bleak House spins a tale of mystery, intrigue, family dynamics, and irony in the Victorian age that had readers gripped by its indictment of the English court system. While the novel is packed with intricate plot twists and turns, the main story line centers onRead More


Managing Expectations: The Rise of the Separately Managed Account

Jul 11th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Hedge Fund Industry Trends, High-net-worth investors, Sales & Marketing in the AI Industry, Family Offices, Structure of the Hedge Funds Industry

By Diane Harrison The line between wealth management and fund management continues to blur for the alternative asset managers who serve the high-net-worth investor community. Driven by a growing desire on the part of these investors to maximize control over their investment portfolio, managers who are emerging or who operateRead More


SLAM Wars: The Flow Awakens Ranking Asset-Manager Flows & Profits

Jun 6th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Industry Size & Managers, Asset Managers, Institutional Investing, High-net-worth investors, Endowments & Foundations, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices

By Charles A. Skorina As recruiters we work both sides of the investment-management street: serving for-profit money managers and not-for-profits like foundations and endowments.Fee-based publicly listed asset managers, especially the big ones, are newsworthy because they invest a lot of money for a lot of customers, including non-profits investors.  There’sRead More


Inside the Bubble: The Investment Habits of the Wealthy Investor

Apr 13th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, High-net-worth investors, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices

By Diane Harrison The wealthy have always worn a mantle of mystery: their gated communities, private memberships, exclusive clubs and the like emphasizing this “otherness.” Their investment management activities are no different; most high-net-worth investors employ a professional advisor to stand between them and those who clamor to serve them. YetRead More


Fiduciary Duty: Do Investors Know What It Means?

Feb 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Retail Investing, The A.I. Industry, Regulatory Environment, High-net-worth investors, Institutional Asset Management, Family Offices, Other Topics in A.I.

According to a new Spectrem Group whitepaper, most investors questioned believed (usually erroneously) that their advisors have a fiduciary responsibility in caring for their money.Read More


5 SNAFUs to Avoid With Investors

Aug 13th, 2015 | Filed under: High-net-worth investors, Family Offices

Guest columnist Diane Harrison discusses the art communicating with investors.Read More


7 Messages Family Offices Give Emerging Managers

Jul 26th, 2015 | Filed under: Institutional Investing, Alpha Strategies, Family Offices

Guest columnist Diane Harrison examines the relationship between family offices and emerging managers and why some managers get money and why others don't. Read More