By Jack Rose, Triple Point – With the economic uncertainty prompted by Covid-19 likely to continue into the foreseeable future, one of the few certainties is that companies need to have a high-quality product or service, be adaptable, well capitalised and led by an outstanding management team. In doing so, they will ensure they are better placed to deal with the ongoing and varied challenges of the economic crisis as well as offering investors value in a turbulent market.
UK savers put GBP1.8 billion into retail funds in August 2020, compared to an outflow of more than GBP500 million in August 2019, according to latest figures published today by the Investment Association (IA).
By Nick Toubkin, Senior Client Director (pictured), Strabens Hall – Successful investing for retirement isn’t just a matter of putting your savings into assets and waiting for income and profits to be generated... It is, instead, about playing the long game and keeping an eye on your investments, monitoring performance over a period and having periodical conversations with your adviser.
HSBC Private Banking has raised more than USD1.6 billion of private client funding for alternative investments globally from January to end August 2020 across a broad range of product solutions including hedge funds, private equity, private credit and a private REIT strategy.
A growing number of people are realising that investing in small unlisted companies can be an effective way of passing on wealth and reducing their Inheritance Tax bills, says Growthdeck, a private equity investment firm.
Time Investments adds one of the largest privately-owned forests in the UK to its sustainable asset portfolio
TIME Investments, a specialist in managing real assets and sustainable investments, has adds one of the UK’s largest privately owned forests, Barracks Forest in Perthshire, Scotland, to its existing portfolio of forestry investments.
Edison Group, an international research and investor relations consultancy, has made its ‘Illuminator’ trading strategy available to retail investors through Thameside.co.uk, an execution-only investment platform offering managed portfolios to retail clients.
New EG private wealth division to provide commercial property investment opportunities to sophisticated investors and family offices
Australian real estate fund manager EG has launched a Private Wealth division which will supply commercial property syndication opportunities for individual sophisticated investors and family offices.
By Ian Beattie (pictured), Nedgroup Investments Global Emerging Markets Fund Manager – Excess liquidity in the world economy is at the highest level since the end of the Global Financial Crisis. This is expected to drive a strong economic rebound as pandemic containment measures are eased, suggesting outperformance of cyclical assets, including emerging market equities.
A new study reveals that over half (54 per cent) of financial intermediaries believe that infrastructure is seeing the biggest surge in investor demand among all asset classes in response to the Covid-19 crisis, over twice the number who chose equities (20 per cent) and fixed income (19 per cent).