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Investment Strategy

Mercer anoints its three alternative assets to watch

Mercer Investment Consulting has predicted that the next “big things” in the alternatives market will be private debt, insurance-linked securities, and aircraft leasing. “We’ve recently experienced an alternatives bubble as investors, chasing ‘alpha’ or above-index returns, sought greater exposure to alternative asset classes such as hedge funds – many of which haven’t delivered,” according to […]
Investment Strategy

Mercer anoints its three alternative assets to watch

Mercer Investment Consulting has predicted that the next “big things” in the alternatives market will be private debt, insurance-linked securities, and aircraft leasing. “We’ve recently experienced an alternatives bubble as investors, chasing ‘alpha’ or above-index returns, sought greater exposure to alternative asset classes such as hedge funds – many of which haven’t delivered,” according to […]
Hedge Funds

Turning tables on insurers for a premium return

Insurance – it’s everywhere. We all use it. Someone makes money from it, and it might as well be institutional investors and their clients, writes KATE WILKIE, a product specialist in Credit Suisse Asset Management’s alternatives solutions business.. Risk transfer is an age old process. The popular book titled “The Richest Man in Babylon”, set […]
Hedge Funds

Turning tables on insurers for a premium return

Insurance – it’s everywhere. We all use it. Someone makes money from it, and it might as well be institutional investors and their clients, writes KATE WILKIE, a product specialist in Credit Suisse Asset Management’s alternatives solutions business.. Risk transfer is an age old process. The popular book titled “The Richest Man in Babylon”, set […]