White papers

Outsourcing

Rising number of managers outsource middle and front office functions as pandemic prompts review of operations, finds white paper

Rising number of managers outsource middle and front office functions as pandemic prompts review of operations, finds white paper

Investment managers are choosing to outsource “core” functions including in-house dealing, foreign exchange and transition management, after reviewing their operations as the Covid-19 pandemic compounded existing cost pressures, according to a white paper published today by Northern Trust.

ESG & responsible investing

Investors will not “save the world” from climate change without action from policymakers, finds CAMRADATA white paper

Investors will not “save the world” from climate change without action from policymakers, finds CAMRADATA white paper

Climate-related investing has not been side-lined as the coronavirus pandemic tears through economies, with a new white paper by CAMRADATA finding that the fear of not having a “planet worth living on” has led to investors making it an embedded theme within investment strategies.

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Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

Private markets deal level DPI returns softening in response to weak market

The latest CEPRES Private Capital Market Outlook shows how Q2 2020 M&A deal value in the US declined by 60 per cent quarter-on-quarter which also represents a 50 per cent decrease year-on-year. These developments in the US exit markets reflect the weak market and investor sentiment during Q2, most likely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Private Debt allocations increasing but growing complexity requires savvy investors

Private Debt allocations increasing but growing complexity requires savvy investors

The latest CEPRES white paper explores trend developments in Private Debt, based on an analysis of deal level transactional data from the CEPRES Platform, encompassing 12,800 Private Debt deals and over 234,000 cash flow transactions, as well as over 800 Private Debt focused funds, from the millennium through to recent years.