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Private markets demand cools: bfinance

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024
... appears to be waning as capital raisings fail to keep pace with the frenzied demand in 2023. According to a new report from bfinance, Manager intelligence and market trends, global private markets raised just US$289 billion in the first quarter of 2024 ...

Investors being influenced by the 'Powell pivot'

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... for investors looking to capitalise on higher yields while reducing credit risk. "Half of all fixed income searches by bfinance clients in 2023 targeted investment grade strategies, up from 13% the previous year," the report said. "Investors may not ...

Rising costs bite asset owners

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 3 JUL 2023
... last three years as they also grapple with lower management fees. The Investors' Costs and Fees report compiled by bfinance found that routine fund servicing costs in the form of custody, audits, and legal advice are becoming more costly as they ...

bfinance completes management buyout

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2023
... Baird Capital. The transaction, supported by Beach Point Capital Management, follows a season of significant growth for bfinance, having increased by 70% since 2018. According to the firm, the diversification of its client base, both by geography and ...

Defensive equities strategies protect against downturn: Report

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  MONDAY, 5 SEP 2022
... different ways and with very different results. Defensive Equity and Market Downturns: Is This Time Different? issued by bfinance revealed the main types are low volatility, income, classic quality, quality value and quality growth. It said defensive ...

Investors protect against inflation: Report

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 AUG 2022
... interest in inflation-resilient assets, according to the latest quarterly manager intelligence and market trends report by bfinance. The report found that despite ongoing volatility during the quarter, investors were closely focused on protecting their ...

Investors seek inflationary refuge in diversification strategies

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022
A bfinance quarterly Manager Intelligence and Market Trends report has shown that investors have sought enhanced sources of real return to combat rising inflation. The first quarter of 2022 has created a period of renewed uncertainty as investors grappled ...

Geopolitics to change ESG approach: Survey

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 12 APR 2022
A new survey from bfinance has found 39% of investors predict re-evaluation of ESG approach due to recent geopolitical developments. This is according to a snap poll from bfinance of 418 institutional investors from 39 different countries. The results ...

Life insurers to embrace risky assets

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JAN 2022
... insurers are tipped to shed their conservative nature this year amid a tough macroeconomic environment, according to bfinance. Many will move away from fixed income and towards alternative investment strategies with the help of external managers. Over ...

Downward fee trend hits ESG

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021
... classes there is significant downward pressure on institutional asset management fees, according to new research from bfinance. The study's key findings include a reduction in the cost of active global equities strategies with ESG requirements, where ...
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