Distributing funds in the digital age
In the last decade the banking industry has made tremendous efforts to digitalise its services. The investment industry has been slow to catch up, but has begun to find its footing with robo-advisors making a loud entrance. But what about funds?
Women in alternative investments: a marathon, not a sprint
A few years ago the first-ever Rothstein Kass WAI Hedge Fund Index came out, with the report that women-run hedge funds had outperformed all others for a period of six and a half years. The index had returned 6%, compared to the S&P 500’s 4.2% and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index’s -1.1%. The news was all good: short of any oversimplified interpretat […]
FinTech’s disruption standoff: just who is disrupting whom?
A population roughly one tenth the size of Luxembourg’s gathered in Lisbon, Portugal last week for the 2016 Web Summit. It was a neutral ground for start-ups, tech giants, and the old guard to come together and discuss technological changes and visions. But back in the real world these factions are in constant battle as they vie for customers. How should […]