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Performance or Integrity…You Only Get To Pick One

I am going to throw a punch.   You can choose to take the punch, shake it off, and be wiser from the experience, or you can swing back.  I am good either way.   Here goes. In the world of asset management nobody can 100% guarantee performance. Therefore if you “claim” to have integrity, when meeting with investors you […]

Three Simple Changes to Instantly Make Your Marketing Material More Impactful

A buddy recently had the opportunity to hang out with a retired MLB power hitter. One of those guys that routinely led the league in home runs (…and strike outs). When asked about the secret to hitting a ball so far, the former outfielder responded,   “I don’t know, I just swing really hard.”   I would guess that there […]

Exploring NYC Hedge Fund Hotels

Hedge Fund Hotel: No, you can’t spend the night… …But you can spend a year (or more or less).  A hedge fund hotel is a fully-managed business office suite that provides high-end space, usually in a premium location, complete with important necessities required to get up and running quickly and efficiently.  Hedge fund hotels typically provide premier technology, business solutions, […]

3 Major Digital Disruptions by Fintech Innovations

In December 2015, a collaboration between KPMG and H2 ventures, Fintech Innovators published a list of 100 top fintech innovators. The unveiling of the leading innovators in the financial sector came at a time of digital disruption caused by innovations such as peer-to -peer lending and crowdfunding. Those featured on the top 100 list are the ones that are taking advantage […]

Nano tech CVMR Tennessee cuts Gold & Silver Mexico acquisition deal

  By David Drake My board adviser at LDJ Capital family office Kamran Khozan of CVMR® (USA) Inc. and Auxico Resources Canada Inc.  announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance according to which CVMR® will manage and refine Zamora Silver and Gold assets in Mexico.  Zamora properties contain 16 historical mines including a vast area of untapped […]

Global Trends in Family Offices #2: Multiple Opportunities in Latin America

By David Drake (Note: This article is the second in a series on Global Trends in Family Offices Investments.)   According to the 2014 UNCTAD World Investment Report, total foreign direct investment (FDI) into Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 6% in 2013 to $182 billion, excluding offshore financial centers. There was a 64% increase in Central America and the […]

Top 5 Reasons Managers Need a Research Management Software (RMS)

In today’s competitive market, research management software (RMS) has become a must-have integrated feature for investment management firms. Significant benefits offered via RMS have caused a ripple effect of soaring adoption rates across the global investment industry. In this article we’ll examine how adopting a research management solution could benefit your firm. Central Repository With offices, colleagues and clients spread […]

SEC Cybersecurity Hit List: 6 Items a Hedge Fund Better Have Covered

Earlier this week we presented at a Wells Fargo Prime Services breakfast briefing on cybersecurity. During the discussion, one panelist reminded attendees that the SEC has clearly defined (and communicated) its cybersecurity expectations. He recapped the following six areas advisers must have covered to demonstrate preparedness to regulators. 1. Risk Assessments 2. Governance 3. Training 4. Access Control 5. Vendor […]

Top 6 Real Estate Trends and Opportunities That Will Shape Your Business in 2016

One City Center at Downtown Allentown, an 18-hour city Photo credit: citycenterlehighvalley.com The US real estate industry is predicted to maintain its constant progress through 2016, energized by improved fundamentals, the resilience of investors and the market’s growing flexibility, according to Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2016, a report co-published by #PwC US and the Urban Land Institute #ULI.    Real estate has […]

How to Sell the Cloud to Your Hedge Fund CFO

If you’re one of the seemingly few firms who has yet to make the move to private cloud computing, it could be for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you want to maintain total control of your IT environment. Or maybe you’re waiting for a tech refresh to motivate you. Alternatively, it could be that you just haven’t made the proper case […]