Anthony Johnson

copper mine commodities

The commodities sector looks set to offer one of 2016’s most compelling investment opportunities, according to industry experts. While the alternative asset class has not been strong in recent months due to a drop in oil prices and sugar, with copper and gold also falling, it looks as if 2016

macro funds

Macro funds are set to stay popular with hedge fund investors next year, in spite of the mixed bag of results they have seen this year. Reports from Reuters indicated that many funds are seeing strong levels of support for the alternative investments with clients keen to stick with the

private equity investment

Private equity investment has never been short of attention. For institutional investors in particular, the pull of private equity as a supposedly less volatile route to profit is still strong. As global upheaval grows – a recent Citi Research report suggested that geopolitical unrest is at a 25-year high –

private equity market

  Investments into private equity reached records not seen since 2008 over the course of 2015, new research by investment advisory organisation Triago has found. Over the first three quarters of 2015, investments into private equity funds hit $364 billion, with a record $468 billion expected by the end of

global timber investments

Far from being just an interest for environmentalists, the need to tackle climate change and deforestation has also become a hot topic among investors. Those looking at alternative investment vehicles are increasingly viewing forestry and timberland as a money-making option, with research suggesting that both the value and volume of

The first six months 0f 2015 have been remarkably strong for Asian hedge fund start-ups, according to data from AsiaHedge survey. The analysis, reported by Reuters, found that Asian hedge fund start-ups raised a record $5.3 billion in the first half of the year, twice as much as was raised