Five senior hires added to existing team Expands growing footprint to Atlanta, Georgia Bridge Alternative Investment Solutions (“Bridge Alternatives”), an outsourced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO) business focused on meeting the institutional needs of investment management firms, has made five senior appointments to scale with client demands.
Bridge Alternatives Commodity Hedge Fund Index includes 15 largest commodity hedge fund managers by assets under management Index recorded a second consecutive year of positive double-digit performance for commodities-focused hedge funds Total assets under management by the index constituents grew by more than $3bn over 2021 Bridge Alternatives, the specialist alternative investment advisor, has revealed that commodity-focused hedge funds saw a “strong performance” in 2021, with many seeing the energy transition towards renewables as a big opportunity and a $3bn uplift in investment across the index.
Division will be led by Kyle Fields, formerly of SS&C Technologies and PricewaterhouseCoopers Bridge Alternative Investment Solutions will perform virtually every function that an in-house CFO and/or COO would provide Focus on investment managers across hedge funds, CTAs, private equity funds, venture capital and others Bridge Alternatives, the specialist alternative investment advisor, is today announcing the launch of Bridge Alternative Investment Solutions, an outsourced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operations Officer (COO) business focused on meeting the institutional needs of investment management firms.
Why Intercept is a podcast project from Bridge Alternatives that aims to explore new ideas in modern investment alpha. Through conversations with portfolio managers, institutional investors, academics, authors and others, we seek to gain clarity on how and why certain types of alphas exist in an ultra competitive investment landscape.
Katie Sullivan of the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), sets the stage for a discussion of carbon markets and environmental commodities.
Lenny Hochschild of Environmental Commodity Partners considers carbon trading from the investor’s perspective: What is actually being bought and sold? What are the characteristics of environmental commodity markets? What should an investor expect of these investments?
With about 20% of global carbon emissions under carbon pricing, we are witnessing renewed investment opportunities in the environmental commodity space. While this remains a niche market opportunity, there is good reason to believe that trading and investment opportunities in environmental commodities will continue to grow in the years to come. Why do these disparate markets exist? Who are the actors? What are the similarities and differences with other commodity markets?
As passive strategies continue to gain market share, Thiel Macro’s Michael Green has been considering the implications. In a thought-provoking presentation, Michael builds an interesting thesis, connecting abnormal short-term market behavior with longer term cyclical demographics.
Many correlate the overall health of the crypto industry with the price of Bitcoin. While prices plummeted across the board in 2018 it has been accompanied by continued development in new and existing projects. Where do we go from here? What is holding the space back from wider adoption? What are the guideposts that need to be seen for broader institutional investment?
Nicolas Girod, Head of Markets at ClearBlue Markets, reviews data on today’s carbon markets and how they came to be.