In addition to the new Alternatives tab, the site now contains Morningstar market tools and an expanded video library featuring interviews with top portfolio managers and newsmakers, analysts, and some of the leading voices in the advisory community, alon
A Northern Trust survey of 121 institutions, predominantly pension funds, in Europe, Asia and North America, forms the basis of the white paper entitled, Customized Beta: Changing Perspectives on Passive Investing.
The survey, which covered more than 600 institutional investors representing $1.04 trillion of hedge fund assets, found that investors expect their hedge fund portfolios to return 8.6 percent in 2012, down from 11 percent last year.
For the quarter that ended December 31, Fortress posted a loss of $234.1 million, compared with a year-earlier profit of $2.8 million.
Beyond communication, the survey shows that investors want greater detail in terms of security-level disclosure, including leverage detail, valuation methodology, and risk analytics.
Interest in emerging markets notwithstanding, respondents expect most of this year's deals to occur in North America (62 percent), followed by China (36 percent), Western Europe (30 percent), and Brazil (20 percent). Some observers were concerned ab
Galiam intends to utilize its technical models to create a portfolio of global, well diversified, multi asset class investments, while providing stable growth, which is independent of market direction and economic conditions.