Asia’s Race to Attract Investors Intensifies in 2020
July 09. 2020
Hedge funds and institutional investors looking to Asia may expect intense competition for their business in the coming years.
Three Signals Indicate That the Stock Market is Overvalued
July 04. 2020
The American stock market could be historically overvalued. Experts, ranging from investment bankers to hedge fund investors, are raising concerns that stocks prices on the S&P 500 do not fully reflect the chaotic state of the nation’s economy and its bleak prospects for a post-COVID world.
Growth Investors Turn to ASEAN’s Consumer Market: Q&A With RHL Ventures’ Rachel Lau
July 04, 2020
With more than a decade’s experience in the investment industry, Rachel Lau, Managing Partner at Malaysia-based RHL Ventures, is on the lookout for emerging consumer brands and startups tethered to SouthEast Asia’s rising income and consumer demands. In this interview, Lau details the impact of COVID-19 on the team’s portfolio companies and the future of their investments in the region.
Reimagining Europe’s Consumer Healthcare: Q&A with Vision Healthcare’s Bernard Lemaire
July 02, 2020
Belgium-based Vision Healthcare has amassed a portfolio of thriving consumer healthcare brands and products that have gained traction through the team’s savvy digital marketing strategies. Bernard Lemaire, the company’s co-founder and CFO, shares his outlook for the industry and the nuances of the firm’s M&A strategy in this interview with MarketCurrents WealthNet.
U.S. College Endowment Funds: What Are They Good For?
June 29. 2020
In a year rife with crises, America’s higher education institutions are facing their toughest battle in history. On the one hand, students are questioning the value paying for an expensive college degree when their university experience is vastly diminished.
Sovereign Wealth Fund Investors Make Big Moves as the World Emerges From Crisis
June 26. 2020
Sovereign Wealth Funds - some of the most influential investors in the world - have made big moves in the past few months. As asset prices adjusted to the pandemic’s impact, sovereign funds swooped in to target bargains, diversify their portfolio and shift their investment strategy.
Real Estate Investors Tap Into Historic Ruins
June 18. 2020
Reclamation and restoration could be a lucrative investment for investors willing to deploy sweat equity. Real estate investors have teamed up with contractors and developers to corner a growing niche of the real estate market: dilapidated mansions and historic properties.