Crypto winter watch

New bear-market bitcoin ETF products emerge as ‘crypto winter’ crisis deepens

New bear-market bitcoin ETF products emerge as ‘crypto winter’ crisis deepens

Nick Evans writes that leading cryptocurrency exchange-traded product issuers in the US and Europe have unveiled novel ETF instruments enabling investors to navigate the bear market in crypto assets, as the ‘crypto winter’ crisis continues to intensify with the collapse of a large hedge fund and escalating signs of stress within the digital assets ecosystem.

Net zero private fund launch

Brookfield tops hard-cap target to raise USD15 billion for record net-zero fund

Brookfield tops hard-cap target to raise USD15 billion for record net-zero fund

Nick Evans writes that Brookfield, the world’s second largest alternative asset management firm, has raised the largest ever private fund dedicated to accelerating the global energy transition to a net-zero carbon economy with the announcement of the final close of its inaugural Brookfield Global Transition Fund with total capital of USD15 billion.

 

Pensions

Investment management costs soar as UK pension funds opt for higher allocations to private markets

Investment management costs soar as UK pension funds opt for higher allocations to private markets

Local government pension schemes are increasingly choosing more expensive alternative investments, including private equity and infrastructure, which is raising the overall fees they pay to asset managers as pension funds seek out higher returns, diversification benefits, and lower investment risk.

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