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European Private Equity Deals a Mixed Bag in Second Quarter

Sep 12th, 2019 | Filed under: Private Equity, Newly Added, Equity Types of Private Equity, The A.I. Industry, Private Investments

The second quarter in the private equity space in Europe this year was less lethargic than the first, with a 12.2% increase on a quarter-to-quarter basis. Pitchbook, in partnership with ACG, has issued its quarterly European PE Breakdown offering everything you might want to know about that space. The numberRead More


Mar 24th, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, Risk management, The Global Economy & Currencies, Economics, The A.I. Industry, Risk Management Strategies & Processes, Macroeconomics, Finance & Economics

By Nicolas Rabener of FactorResearch INTRODUCTION Investors fear black swan events, although it can be argued that this fear is irrational. The black swan theory is a metaphor that describes a surprise event that has a major impact and is often rationalized with hindsight. A recent example would be theRead More

M&A Deal-Flow Faltering & Brexit is One Culprit

Feb 17th, 2019 | Filed under: Private Equity, Hedge Fund Strategies, Newly Added, Event-Driven Hedge Funds, Equity Types of Private Equity, The A.I. Industry, Hedge Funds, Private Investments

The latest Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor says that the current M&A upcycle, which this report describes as having begun in 2014, is about to peak. There will still be some short-term upward movement, especially given the existence of a lot of private equity fund “dry powder,” from recent successful fundraising.Read More

‘You Kick It’ and the Alternative Investment Industry

Apr 15th, 2018 | Filed under: Newly Added, Regulatory, Regulatory Environment, The A.I. Industry, UCITs

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based organization representing the interests of the world’s alternative investment industry, has issued a new whitepaper about the impact of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. This ongoing event, known popularly as Brexit, has occupied armies of reporters, planners, andRead More

Top 5 Alpha Stories of 2017

Dec 31st, 2017 | Filed under: Newly Added, Insolvency, oil, Business News, Commodities: Examples, The A.I. Industry, Commodities, Finance & Economics

In surveying this year for dramatic alpha-related stories, we have much whence to choose. This was the year in which the Murdoch family announced its intention to sell some of their highest value holdings to Disney. Also, in 2017 the EQT Rice merger (contested, unsuccessfully, by one prominent hedge fundRead More

AIMA on the Consequences of Brexit: Three Scenarios

Jul 5th, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Regulatory, Regulatory Environment, The A.I. Industry

Among the questions that have acquired a great deal of urgency in recent days is: what will Brexit mean for MiFiD? Or for MAD? Or for the CMU? Britain has always been a major voice in the creation of these systems and directives within the EU. Where will hedge fundRead More

Brexit and Hedge Fund Strategies

Jun 30th, 2016 | Filed under: Currencies, Equity Hedge Funds, Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies, Hedge Funds, Relative Value Hedge Funds, Finance & Economics

How well did hedge funds help their investors to hedge potential losses as a consequence of the markets’ immediate reaction to the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom? How well will they hedge the other uncertainties going forward? Thursday, June 23, the UK voted to leave the European Union. TheRead More

Brexit and Derivatives: Allen & Overy’s Views

May 1st, 2016 | Filed under: Due Diligence Process, Newly Added, Regulatory Environment, The A.I. Industry, Risk Management & Operations

A decision by the United Kingdom to leave the European Union could be a bad thing for the derivatives markets. But from a legal standpoint there isn’t a lot that can be done about it in advance, and the existing Master Agreement for derivatives needs no change. Those are theRead More