Trends Watch Blog

Blogs September 19, 2019 Trends Watch: Cautious, but Opportunities are There

A discussion for investors regarding reasons to be cautious, reasons to be optimistic, and passive vs. active managers.

Blogs September 12, 2019 Trends Watch: Cannabis Outlook

An insider’s look at the outlook for the growing cannabis industry, including its evolution over the next 24-48 months; the challenges of the issues surrounding federal law, and what makes investments attractive (or not).

Blogs September 04, 2019 Trends Watch: Low Interest Rate; Scrutiny of Fees; PE Bubble

An examination of some of the factors affecting alternatives, including low interest rates, fee scrutiny, and questions around a private equity bubble.

Blogs August 22, 2019 Trends Watch: Questions for Alternatives

A discussion of the need for diversity in the alternatives market as well as the questions managers and investors are facing in the current environment.

Blogs August 15, 2019 Trends Watch: Venture Capital, Technology, Blurring Lines, and Making Sense of It All

A brief conversation with Sami Moughrabie of Atmos Ventures discussing the outlook for venture capital with an eye toward AI and other technologies; opportunities and reasons to be concerned.

Blogs August 08, 2019 Trends Watch: Asia and Alternatives

Jonathan Garrick, Portfolio Manager, Neutron Asia Absolute Return Fund, Bric Neutron Asset Management, discusses the outlook for Asian alternative investments in light of current and future influences.

Blogs August 01, 2019 Trends Watch: World Markets; Equities

World markets and equities are becoming more highly correlated and the velocity in markets is ever increasing.

Blogs July 25, 2019 Trends Watch: Private Equity and Hedge Funds

Private Equity and Hedge Funds can take advantage of current environment and remain strong.

Blogs July 22, 2019 Private Equity Movement: How Investors and Managers Are Scaling for Growth

A discussion of matters to consider when scaling a private equity business. Some topics included building and managing the investment team, fundraising dynamics and the role of technology.