ClearlySo, Europe’s leading impact investment bank, announced today that it has launched ClearlySo ATLAS, an impact assessment solution for private equity and venture capital investors. Octopus Ventures, a London based venture capital firm, focused on backing unusually talented entrepreneurs, is the first customer to go-live and is in the process of rolling out the solution across its portfolio.
Ethika Investments is a real estate private equity firm formed to provide investors access to a unique
platform by tactically investing in opportunistic real estate assets primarily in the United States.
We invited Ethika President Jean Paul Szita to talk us through the firm and how it came to win this
The UK's new Prime Minister made it clear during her leadership campaign that ‘Brexit means Brexit'. And with negotiations on the UK's divorce from the EU now firmly underway between Theresa May and counterparts in Germany and France, it's clear that the new leader intends to honour this pledge.
Managed by LIB Management Ltd, the Libero Development Fund offers investors a truly unique investment
strategy. We invited CIO Iain Cahill to talk us through this innovative strategy and the opportunities
it presents for investors.
Third Friday Management, LLP is the investment manager of The Third Friday Total Return Fund, L.P. (the ‘Fund’). The Fund was founded in May 2007 and follows a proprietary rules-based market neutral options strategy designed to generate strong risk-adjusted returns in all market environments. The Fund does not employ leverage and does not take a view on market direction. Excess collateral is invested in a diverse portfolio of income-generating securities.
Inception Capital Management is a venture capital firm specialising in private equity of emerging
brand name technology companies and cancer biotech companies. They manage several venture
capital funds. Currently, they are excited and busy with their underwriters at Network 1 Financial preparing Genprex (www.genprex.com) for a potential IPO on Nasdaq in Q1 2017 after 3 years of development
and clinical trials in stage 4 lung cancer with great results.
A self-invested personal pension (SIPP) is one of the most popular long term investment options when preparing for retirement. They are very similar to standard personal pension plans, except they offer a lot more hands-on experience for those taking one out.
Wise Investment, founded in 1992, is an independent
investment company based in Chipping
Norton, Oxfordshire. We got in touch with
John Newton at Wise to find out more about the
company and to hear his thoughts on winning
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking input on which areas should be considered as part of its upcoming review of the rules surrounding both investment-based and loan-based crowdfunding.
During the darkest days of the global financial crisis (GFC) one thought kept going through my
mind. What if the only way to beat the market was to “Forget the Market?”. Honestly, just then all
I wanted to do was forget the market. I was terrified of what the new trading day would bring.
Everywhere I looked, it was a sea of red and the concept of diversification didn’t mean a damn
thing! Established market, emerging market, none of it offered protection for my clients.
Previously uncorrelated assets fell in tandem and there was literally nowhere to hide.
The Tradex Group is a minority-owned alternative asset management business located in Greenwich,
Fundadministration is a full-service fund administration firm dedicated to providing accurate, timely
and comprehensive accounting and administration services to the financial services industry.
Denise DePaola gives her thoughts on the work of the company and imparts her thoughts on the
key challenges facing Hedge Fund Start-ups today.
Arbitrage Search is a boutique search firm focusing
on recruitment for macro hedge funds.
Based in the West End of London the company
have been in business for six years to date.
The company’s director Chris Apostolou shares
his thoughts on the issues involved with
As a modern investment manager SCM Direct
offer low cost access to high end wealth management
via Exchange Traded Funds. We got
in touch with the Founder of the company Gina
Miller to find out more about the company itself
and the challenges which lie ahead for the
This year’s “Brexit” and last year’s “Grexit” have one common theme: referendums create uncertainty. And generally speaking, markets hate uncertainty.Uncertainty surrounding the UK’s decision whether or not to leave the EU is starting to test traders’ nerves. Implied volatility of the GBP/USD spiking to 29% – a level comparable to the extreme highs seen in the 2008 financial crisis – and 10 year gilts yielding less than 1.1% to reach new historic lows (see Chart 1) means risk-off positioning is now starting to build up.
Meatcure, the growing Midlands based team inspired by New York’s Meat Packing District, is seeking backers to be part of their next five restaurant openings. Meatcure’s campaign through equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, is inviting backers to help them raise £350,000 and take the vast choice and dynamics of the street food generation to market towns across the UK.
ZyFin Holdings Pte. Limited (ZyFin) today announces the listing of the world’s first dedicated Turkish sovereign laddered bond fund, the LAM Alternatif ZyFin Turkey Sovereign Bond UCITS ETF (the Fund), on the Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange.
WisdomTree, the exchange-traded fund ("ETF") and exchange-traded product ("ETP") sponsor today announced the launch of the WisdomTree US Quality Dividend Growth UCITS ETF (DGRA) and WisdomTree Global Quality Dividend Growth UCITS ETF (GGRA) on the London Stock Exchange.
VFS is the fund administration arm of the Bank of Valletta Group, Malta’s largest banking group.
The company’s core activities cover both the provision of fund formation services, as well as a full
suite of fund administration services to collective investment schemes.
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