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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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Here’s What Private Equity Giant Blackstone Group is Doing With It’s Money
November 26, 2019

Blackstone Group investments are always an interesting subject. The private equity and alternative asset management behemoth Blackstone has had a very successful fundraising year in 2019.

Alternative Investments: Insurance Company CIOs Between a Rock and a Hard Place
November 26, 2019

Natixis Investment Managers commissioned a survey of 200 Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) at insurers in Asia, Europe, and North America. Nearly 75% said that it was essential to include alternative…

Activist Hedge Fund Starboard Value Takes Stake in CVS Health
November 26, 2019

Starboard Value Buys a Stake in the Pharmacy Benefits Giant CVS Health has a new activist investor circling around it. The Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Starboard Value has purchased…

InvestIndustrial’s Seventh Private Equity Fund Raises €3.75 billion
November 26, 2019

Industrial group-turned private equity firm InvestIndustrial overshot the target of €3 billion for its seventh fund. InvestIndustrial, founded in 1990 out of an industrial group, is a leading European investment…

Digital Assets: A $200 Million Warchest to Spur Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Acceptance
November 26, 2019

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) is the spin-off from the original Bitcoin (BTC) due to a hard fork in August 2017. The crypto offshoot is technologically faster with a “lighter blockweight.” Unfortunately,…

CIO Roundtable: Liquid Alternatives Named a Top 10 Investment Theme for 2020
November 26, 2019

The leaders of investment platforms at the $339 billion investment manager Neuberger Berman discussed the investment environment through 2019, and the key trends they expect in 2020. Liquid alternative investments…

JP Morgan Will Use Blockchain to Monitor Dealers’ Financed Car Inventory
November 25, 2019

Error (or fraud-) prone recording of auto inventory will be a thing of the past after JP Morgan implements blockchain. Wholesale car financing at JP Morgan will get a lot…

Who’s Afraid of Carl Icahn? Not Putnam
November 25, 2019

Putnam Investments is on the opposite side of Carl Icahn’s massive short bet against mall owners’ debt. So is Alliance Bernstein. Putnam says Icahn is wrong to think malls are…

The Arms Race in ESG Ratings: S&P Buys RobecoSAM Unit
November 25, 2019

The hot new sector of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) ratings is witness to a lot of deal activity this year. Investors, fund managers, and regulators are pressing for data…

Facing Crowded IPO pipeline, Neptune Energy To Tighten ESG Belt
November 25, 2019

A BloombergLaw report said Neptune would explain to investors how its business will weather mounting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) concerns. According to this report, Neptune will publish for the…