At USV, we have a fairly narrow thesis that sets out what we want to invest in, but all of us work across all of our thesis areas. We see ourselves as generalists not specialists. In an environment when everything is moving so fast, that can be challenging, as I wrote about on Tuesday. But […]
European alternatives on track for record fundraising year, says Preqin
16/09/2021 - 10:01am
Europe-based alternative asset fund managers now hold EUR2.06 trillion in assets under management (AUM) as of December 2020, up from EUR1.81 trillion a year ago – an increase of over 13 per cent…
UK debt market hits record high in first half of 2021
16/09/2021 - 1:47pm
A record number of refinancings and recapitalisations were completed in the first half of 2021 in the UK, according to research from global investment bank GCA Altium.
Data provided by the firm’s MidCapMonitor identified that over the course of H1 2021, 114 transactions were…
Emerging markets hedge funds are flourishing, new industry data shows
13/09/2021 - 4:30pm
With hedge funds’ year-to-date returns rebounding back into double-digit territory, new industry data published on Monday shows how emerging markets managers are helping to galvanise the industry…
Opalesque Industry Update - The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.80% in August 2021, trailing behind the global equity market as represented by the MSCI ACWI (Local) which gained 2.45% over the same period. Despite persistent concerns over the spread of the Delta variant and inflation, global e...Article Link
In her decision last week on the Epic vs Apple case, Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers wrote this: I am not a lawyer, but I read that to say that apps that use crypto rails for payments cannot be blocked by Apple anymore. If so, that is a decision of enormous consequences for the crypto sector […]
Wind, solar and tidal projects will compete for contracts, including funding for onshore schemes Renewable energy developers will compete for a share in a £265m subsidy pot as the government aims to support a record number of projects in the sector through a milestone subsidy scheme later this year.Under the scheme, offshore wind developers will compete for contracts worth up to £200m a year, and…
Nature is increasingly viewed as an economic asset, or natural capital. Identifying the natural capital assets that can be used most effectively to offset carbon, such as land and forestry, can provide a real advantage in the path to decarbonising investment portfolios.
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GPs expect cross-border deal flow to normalise by the end of 2022
13/09/2021 - 10:28am
Over three-quarters (77 per cent) of private equity fund managers expect the volume of cross-border deal flow to make a full return to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2022, aided by an end to travel…
European hotels to resume long-term trend of strong annual growth, says new study by Invesco Submitted 14/09/2021 - 10:14am The European hotels sector will resume its long-term trend of strong annual growth as the market recovers from the impact of Covid-19, according to a new study by Invesco Real Estate. As such, the repricing seen in European hotels over the past two years represents…
BSO partners with ImpactScope to offer carbon offsetting for crypto traders
14/09/2021 - 9:26am
BSO, in partnership with Geneva-based ImpactScope, a social enterprise providing carbon offsetting solutions to digital asset exchanges and crypto mining companies, has become the first connectivity provider to offer clients that trade cryptocurrencies the…
Unregulated investments, many of which are high-risk, not only in the sense of the asset class but also potentially in terms of the underlying assets, and some of which are just outright scams, have become a major problem in the UK. By Rob Goodhew, director, Restructuring Advisory, Ben Boorer, associate managing director Business Intelligence and […]