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Hedge Fund Asia Research & Capital Management Shorts Premier Oil

Premier Oil is the target of a massive short position. Asia Research & Capital Management (ARCM) has reportedly built a massive bet against the energy company.

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Hedge funds’ surge in long positioning may presage a correction
July 16, 2019

Macro investing and commodity trading funds went long with a vengeance in March According to Jason Goepfert, founder of Sundial Capital Research Inc., trend-following hedge funds swung from a 25%…

Film Maker Luc Besson May Offer EuropaCorp to Vine Alternative Investments
July 15, 2019

Luc Besson controlled EuropaCorp ran into financial difficulties after the flop of its 2017 mega-budget sci-fi epic Valerian. The company has reportedly been in talks with potential suitors since May…

SPAC and fintech to raise $220 million
July 13, 2019

Netfin Acquisition Corp filed with the SEC to raise $220 million in an initial public offering (IPO). Based in New York, Netfin is a SPAC and fintech.

Art: The ultimate alternative investment, now more accessible
July 13, 2019

Art is often called the ultimate alternative investment because it is completely uncorrelated to traditional markets such as stocks Consider this: If, 18 years ago, you invested in an art…

Bitcoin’s leverage-fueled volatility
July 11, 2019

One look at the bitcoin’s futures price chart shows it is not a trade for the faint-hearted. The most popular digital coin future plumbed a low of around $3,200 in…

Ontario Teachers’ goes high-tech with investment in Elon Musk’s SpaceX
July 10, 2019

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan eyes growth in satellite-based broadband The Teachers’ Innovation Platform, a part of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, will invest an undisclosed amount in SpaceX, the rocket…

Investing in Wine: Here are Three Ways to Profit
July 9, 2019

This may be a pleasant surprise, but wine investing can be profitable. Here’s an example of a drinkable multi-bagger. Someone who bought 1982 Château Latour wine futures when it presold…

The Chinese Venture Capital market hits a roadblock
July 8, 2019

After a five-year run of growth, VC investments have tumbled During the second quarter of 2019, venture capital deals in China fell 77% to US$9.4 billion. This is the first…

The Revolut unicorn, a disruptive force in banking
July 7, 2019

Revolut, the UK-based digital “challenger” bank, wants to become the Amazon of banking. Started in July 2015 by two bank ex-employees, Revolut has a set a torrid pace towards its…

Bain Capital, Carlyle Announce Bid to Takeover Osram
July 7, 2019

Bain Capital LLC and Carlyle Group LP last week made a takeover offer for German lighting manufacturer Osram Licht AG at €35 ($39.50) a share, a premium of about 21%…