How To Capture A Manager’s “Golden Hour”

Investment professionals, managers, and traders launch hedge funds to exploit perceived price inefficiencies in any market. Good managers launch and achieve exceptional performance figures. The performance attracts attention from the media, financial professionals, and other investors. Investors then subscribe, sending money to the fund. Over time, the fund’s alpha capability dissipates for a variety of reasons, and when this happens, it’s no longer the most efficient allocation of capital. How can investors determine when the “Golden Hour” ends and it’s time to place a redemption notice?
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Are Alternatives Still Able To Provide Outsized Returns?

We live in a world of low interest rates with little sign of reversing in a meaningful way anytime soon while major equity markets move higher on a seemingly daily basis. Active fund managers around the globe struggle to produce outsized returns compared to passive benchmarks. Seeking and diversifying alpha from traditional sources has become more difficult as managers pile into the same trades and strategies. Continue reading “Are Alternatives Still Able To Provide Outsized Returns?”

Swiss Fintech Launches First-Ever Mobile App for Alternative Investments

The leading provider of alternative investment information and technology, Fundbase, announces immediate availability of Fundbase Mobile.

Altendorf, Switzerland, August 30, 2017 – Today, the leading provider of alternative investment information and technology, Fundbase, announced immediate availability of Fundbase Mobile, a revolutionary application for qualified investors to source alternative investment products. With Fundbase Mobile, investors will have access to a globally diversified universe of high quality alpha producing alternative investments at their fingertips. Continue reading “Swiss Fintech Launches First-Ever Mobile App for Alternative Investments”

How Can Investors Source Alpha In An Evolving Alternative Investment Environment?

Research confirms alpha exists in hedge funds and particularly among small managers. However, sourcing quality opportunities among thousands of alternative strategies remains a time-consuming challenge, especially if done the traditional way. Using the latest academic research and technology, investors can quickly and efficiently narrow any number of funds to a manageable size, finding best-in-class solutions. Continue reading “How Can Investors Source Alpha In An Evolving Alternative Investment Environment?”

Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as their sales & marketing partner

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Devonshire Warwick Capital LLP (DWC) and Fundbase Fund Services AG (Fundbase) entered into a partnership agreement whereas DWC (Devonshire Warwick Capital) will be the Marketing and Distribution partner for Fundbase sell-side clients.

Fundbase operates a state of the art buy-side fund sourcing and portfolio management analytics platform, attracting some of the most sophisticated hedge investors globally. In addition, the firm established itself as a major player in the Swiss fund representation market. Switzerland is currently the third largest institutional fund market globally. Boutique fund managers must register their funds with a Swiss fund representative to distribute their products to qualified investors in Switzerland. Fundbase quickly gained market share and started to provide online distribution services to these clients.

Read the Opalesque article here: Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as sales & marketing partner

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Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as their sales & marketing partner

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAMTAAAAJGM5NThmMGNjLTdkODYtNDA2Mi1iNThkLWFkMGUzMTIzMDQ3OAe  Devonshire Warwick Capital LLP (DWC) and Fundbase Fund Services AG (Fundbase) entered into a partnership agreement whereas DWC (Devonshire Warwick Capital) will be the Marketing and Distribution partner for Fundbase sell-side clients.

Fundbase operates a state of the art buy-side fund sourcing and portfolio management analytics platform, attracting some of the most sophisticated hedge investors globally. In addition, the firm established itself as a major player in the Swiss fund representation market. Switzerland is currently the third largest institutional fund market globally. Boutique fund managers must register their funds with a Swiss fund representative to distribute their products to qualified investors in Switzerland. Fundbase quickly gained market share and started to provide online distribution services to these clients.

Read the Opalesque article here: Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as sales & marketing partner

or

Read the hedgeweek article here: Fundbase chooses Devonshire Warwick Capital as sales & marketing partner

Fundbase’s Michael Appenzeller gives his insights on Alpha at the 2017 Opalesque Roundable in Zurich

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Fundbase’s Co – Founder Michael Appenzeller recently took part at the 2017 Opalesque Zurich Roundtable as a guest speaker. The topic – Alpha!
 
Download the Full Opalesque Rountable article with insights from industry leaders like Fundbase, Amplitude Capital, Zürcher Kantonalbank & Vontobel here:
 
 
Until recently, a hedge fund’s total return was understood as beta plus alpha, but now actually part of the alpha can be described as alternative beta – market neutral factors that you can create in a systematic fashion. So now we have beta plus alternative beta (or alternative risk premia) plus alpha.
 
The proliferation of these risk premia strategies over the past couple of years has led to a commoditization of the space, and access to these return sources for institutional investors has much improved. 
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