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Bank of America: ETF Assets to Go 10X, Hit $50 Trillion in 10 Years

ETF assets could hit $50 trillion by 2030, a figure that is more than ten times current levels, according to Bank of America. The bank also said this week that these assets may hit $5.3 trillion by the end of 2020 (Note: total assets are $4.3 trillion as of this publication date).

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AI-Dependent Hedge Funds Underperform the Industry
September 2, 2019

Though AI hedge funds have underperformed this year, on the longer timeframe of five years they lead by a wide margin Hedge funds that are dependent on AI technology have…

Indian B2B online marketplace Udaan raises $373.5 million in Series D
September 2, 2019

Altimeter Capital, GGV Capital, and Hillhouse Capital, besides existing investors DST Global and Lightspeed Venture Partners, participated in the funding. The funding round places Udaan’s valuation at $2.3 billion. Udaan…

Suspended Woodford Equity Income Pivots from Unquoted Securities to Listed Ones
August 31, 2019

The £3.5 billion Woodford Equity Income fund, run by Neil Woodford, must reconstitute its holdings into a more liquid portfolio by December and come out of suspension Neil Woodford has…

M&A Deal News – August 30, 2019
August 31, 2019

Hilton Grand Seeks a Buyer, Apollo Scores a Deal with GE, and Another Bank Merger M&A Deal News – August 30, 2019: M&A deal news from around the globe. Each…

Preqin Report: Five Straight Quarters of Hedge Fund Outflows
August 30, 2019

New report shows net outflows yet again in Q2 A Preqin report tracking hedge fund outflows showed more bad news for firms. For the fifth-straight quarter, net outflows hit managers….

Jana Partners May Push for Bloomin’ Brands to Sell
August 30, 2019

Activist fund discloses new stake in Outback Steakhouse Owners Jana Partners disclosed a 9% stake in Bloomin Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN) on Friday. Barry Rosenstein’s shop is one of the most…

Leading global macro fund to launch $1 billion crypto fund for institutions
August 30, 2019

Elwood Asset Management, backed by billionaire Alan Howard, will launch an institutional crypto hedge fund that could raise as much as $1 billion Elwood manages the personal crypto assets of…

Ray Dalio: An Economic Downturn Could Lead to Depression-Like Conditions
August 30, 2019

Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world, has painted a grim picture of current economic conditions Writing on LinkedIn, Dalio said a trifecta…

CalSTRs Bets Big on Private Equity in H1 2019
August 30, 2019

Blackstone receives a big sum from the nation’s second-largest public pension fund. CalSTRs is doubling down on private equity investments. The retirement pension fund manages $241.3 billion for teachers and…

Baton Systems Raises $12 Million in Series A Round
August 30, 2019

Trinity Ventures leads round with participation from Alsop Louie and Commerce Ventures Baton Systems has raised more than $12 million. The provider of high-speed, blockchain-inspired, bank-to-bank payments infrastructure, aims to…