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“A different playbook”: top-tier Milken panelists assess ‘mega-trends’ shaping asset management

“A different playbook”: top-tier Milken panelists assess ‘mega-trends’ shaping asset management

 

Nick Evans writes that rising interest rates and inflation, intense market volatility, the crypto boom, democratisation of alternative assets, talent and culture management, customisation, and the accelerating tech revolution in the investment industry were among the key themes at an all-star panel of asset managers and owners at this year’s 25th annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills.

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TPG taps top investors and corporates to close TPG Rise Climate impact investing fund at USD7.3 billion hard cap

TPG taps top investors and corporates to close TPG Rise Climate impact investing fund at USD7.3 billion hard cap

San Francisco-based global alternative asset manager TPG has announced the USD7.3 billion final close of TPG Rise Climate, the dedicated climate-related investing strategy of the USD114 billion private equity group’s TPG Rise global impact investing platform.

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Risk off: State Street/IFSWF report shows major post-pandemic institutional asset allocation shift

Risk off: State Street/IFSWF report shows major post-pandemic institutional asset allocation shift

A significant allocation shift by large institutions towards less risky assets and markets is underway, according to a major new study of institutional investor and sovereign wealth fund activity by State Street Corporation and the International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF).

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“A historic quarter”: macro strategies surge as hedge fund inflows hit highest levels since 2015

“A historic quarter”: macro strategies surge as hedge fund inflows hit highest levels since 2015

Institutional investor inflows to hedge funds rose to their highest level for seven years in the first quarter of this year, as the industry’s strong outperformance against sharp declines in equities and fixed-income continues to drive a surge in global investor demand for hedge fund exposure at a time of extreme market volatility, macro-economic uncertainty, and geo-political risks.

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UK’s Cambridge Innovation Capital taps USD300 million for second deep-tech/life sciences VC fund

UK’s Cambridge Innovation Capital taps USD300 million for second deep-tech/life sciences VC fund

Nick Evans writes that Cambridge Innovation Capital (CIC) the UK-based venture capital investor focused on building world-leading deep-tech and life sciences businesses connected with the Cambridge science and innovation ecosystem, has raised GBP225 million (USD300 million) for its oversubscribed second fund.