Closing the Investor-Manager Gap on Hedge Fund Transparency
Hedge fund managers have worked to meet demands for transparency without betraying their proprietary strategies to competitors, but investors say they're falling short.
Foundations’ Impact Investing Largely Talk, Study Finds
Many private U.S. foundations that purport to engage in impact investing don’t put much of their money where their mouth is, according to the Center for Effective Philanthropy.
Aberdeen to Buy FLAG Capital
The move expands the asset manager's reach in the alternatives business and among investors in Asia.
Wirehouses Lead Growth in Alternative Assets: MMI
MMI report attributes the rapid growth in wirehouse-associated alternative investments to goals-based wealth management, simpler terminology and managed solutions programs.
Massachusetts, Montana Sue SEC Over JOBS Act
The states are unhappy with the capital-raising provisions, known as Regulation A+, which bar them from regulating some small offerings.
Gold or Miners: Which Investment Shines Brighter?
Owning gold serves different investing goals than owning mining stocks, a Morningstar analyst says. Which is best for your clients?
Top Portfolio Products: American Funds, Well Fargo Add New Series, Changes
Also, AccuShares adds ETFs that track VIX, while Lincoln Financial launches a universal life product.
Europe Is a ‘Re-Emerging Economy’ for U.S. Investors
Europe is now institutional investors’ No. 1 foreign investment target, followed by Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, according to a survey by Armstrong International.
Private Equity Firms Selling Companies Faster
The average time private equity firms hold buyout investments has dropped to 5.5 years for companies sold so far in 2015, according to a Preqin report.
Different Ways to Make Water Plays
Given today's environmental conditions, the natural resource offers investors varied opportunities.