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Canadian Listed ETF Assets Race Past the $200B Mark

Canadian ETFs have put on a powerhouse performance this year, crossing the $200 billion mark by end November.

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Alternative Investments: Alpha Real Capital Launches European Long Income Fund
November 27, 2019

Long income funds proved very resilient during the financial crisis. They still offer value in a different crisis – that of ultra-low or negative interest rates. Low rates are a…

Pensions Jack Up Exposure to Alternative Investments
November 27, 2019

Interest rates have been declining since the financial crisis and the resultant falling investment returns have put pension funds under pressure. Pension funds turn to alternative investments to offset the…

Alternative Investments: BlackRock Warns on Global Growth
November 27, 2019

Global economic growth sits atop a list of concerns from BlackRock. On Tuesday, the alternative asset manager said it has shifted toward defensive Asian stocks. A report indicates that the…

Tom Barrack Faces Activist Challenge at Colony
November 27, 2019

Tom Barrack is facing new activist pressure from Blackwells Capital after a period of underperformance.  The three-way merger with two NorthStar REITs has, to be kind, not worked well at…

Barings Launches Onshore Private Fund in China
November 27, 2019

Barings announced the launch of its first onshore Private Fund in China. The Barings China A-share Private Securities Investment Fund No.1 has registered with the Asset Management Association of China.

Maxine Waters Takes On The Private Equity Industry
November 27, 2019

Last week, U.S. House Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters held a hearing to discuss private equity firms and their role in society.

Hedge Fund Alden Global Capital Has Bought Another Stake in Tribune Publishing
November 27, 2019

Alden Global Capital now owns about one-third of Tribune Publishing, according to a new SEC filing. A week after buying a big stake from Michael Ferro, the hedge fund boosted…

The Elizabeth Warren Hedge Fund Short Bet Has Been Placed
November 27, 2019

Elizabeth Warren and hedge funds go together like oil and water. Over the last month, big hedge fund names like Leon Cooperman and Steven Cohen have warned about the threat…

Hedge Fund Stone Milliner Asset Management Will Shutter
November 27, 2019

Macro hedge fund Stone Milliner Asset Management is closing its doors. The company announced it would return capital to investors in the face of weak performance and ongoing outflows.

Liquid Alternatives: SEC Proposes New ETF Derivatives Rules
November 27, 2019

The SEC has proposed new rules on the use of derivatives by mutual funds, ETFs, and closed-end funds. The new rules would also impact business development companies. The new rule…