Engaging Alternatives

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Articles September 19, 2019 Q3 2019 - Year-End Considerations for Fund Managers

A discussion of several year-end considerations for examination by fund managers.

Articles September 19, 2019 Q3 2019 - The Singapore Variable Capital Company (“VCC”)

Examination of the VCC, a new Singapore fund structure that will go live by the end of 2019, can be used by fund/asset managers, wealth managers, private equity/real estate/venture capital managers and multi-family offices.

Articles September 18, 2019 Q3 2019 - Growth Equity Update

Insight into and the outlook for growth equity as an asset class.

Articles September 18, 2019 Q3 2019 - New Regulations for Fund of Funds Arrangements

Discussion of the SEC’s proposed new rule and related amendments which are designed to streamline and enhance the regulatory framework on fund of funds arrangements.

Articles May 29, 2019 Q2 2019 – Private Equity Fundraising Outlook

For many years, private equity has delivered stellar returns, driving strong investor commitment to the asset class. The question now is what can we expect for private equity fundraising in Q2 2019 and beyond?

Articles May 24, 2019 Q2 2019 – Alternative Investment Industry Outlook for Q2 2019 and Beyond

Managers in this highly competitive industry are constantly seeking improvements to gain an advantage in identifying and capturing inefficiencies in the marketplace. 2018 was a challenging year for hedge funds. How can fund managers reinvent themsel…

Articles May 23, 2019 Q2 2019 - Ireland as a Fund Domicile: A Success Story

The growth of Irish-domiciled funds has been impressive. Total net assets in Irish domiciled funds stood at EUR 2.5 trillion1 (U.S.$2.8 trillion) at the end of Jan 2019. Seventeen of the top 20 global asset managers have Irish-domiciled funds. Here…

Articles February 19, 2019 Q1 2019 - Secondary Private Equity Market: Offering Flexibility amid Brexit

Amid the uncertainty over Brexit’s outcomes and challenges in the British economy, the U.K. private-equity (PE) market remains strong. PE returns have been steadily increasing and have demonstrated “significant levels of stability.”

Articles February 18, 2019 Q1 2019 - Alternative Investment Outlook for Q1 and Beyond

Following a challenging Q4 for the hedge fund industry as a whole, many prominent managers have shut down or converted to family offices, especially those in the equity space due to poor performance that lagged the S&P 500.