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Follow the Money – Episode 21

Rachel Pether is back. We reconnect on Global Connections (Follow the Money) talking about the dual lawsuits going on with Twitter and Facebook. Rachel reports on infrastructure and the mega Port Melbourne transaction. We talk... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 20

In this podcast, I give a short discussion on conferences and sovereign funds. I chat about hedge funds and comment on UC California’s endowment. I touch upon people hires in the industry and noteworthy deals... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 19

In this post-Labor day Follow the Money episode, I talk about awarded mandates and the expansion of the geo-targeting program by the U.S. Treasury. I also chat about wealth funds shifting preferences in direct investments.... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 18

In this brief episode, I focus on real estate, private equity and financial technology such as the Ripple protocol. I bring up some major news notes regarding Informatica’s planned IPO, German banks and shipping loans... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 17

In this episode, I cover sovereign funds and pensions amplified interest in emerging market debt and the reasons why. I also discuss some of the ongoing issues and events associated with smart beta and factor-based... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 16

In this episode, I get Nicholas Garrott’s insider perspective on post-Brexit, the future of the United Kingdom and asset owner European targets, from a macroeconomic expert who served under former London Mayor Boris Johnson’s administration.... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 15

This is the fifth episode of Global Connections. Rachel and I got back to business chatting about annual returns and policy changes from sovereign funds and mega pensions. I discussed how some asset owners are... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 14

In this episode, I rekindle my interview with Don Steinbrugge, Managing Partner of Agecroft Partners LLC. I ask Don about his thoughts on Brexit and the long-term impact to asset owners and the hedge fund... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 13

This is the fourth episode of Global Connections. We continued the fast-paced discussion on Brexit and its impact on institutional investor confidence. Rachel and I wove a number of issues together such as asset owners... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 12

This is the third episode of Global Connections. Rachel and I talk about the merger announcement of IPIC and Mubadala. We chat about how asset owners will embrace and deal with Brexit. We kick around... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 11

This is the second episode of Global Connections. Rachel and I banter on India’s attractiveness for large public institutional investors such as sovereign wealth funds and mega Canadian pensions. We also talk about fixed income... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 10

This is the first episode of Global Connections. Rachel and I chat about a number of current events that may impact institutional investors and their environment. We cover the U.S. Presidential election, touch on Brexit... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 9

In this episode I chat with Don Steinbrugge, Managing Partner of Agecroft Partners LLC. We talk about which hedge fund strategies are gaining traction with asset owners such as pensions, endowments and sovereign wealth funds.... Read More

No Rush to End Brazil’s Sovereign Fund

Original content from SWFI Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique de Campos Meirelles told the public there is no rush to end the country’s sovereign wealth fund. The previous week Meirelles indicated the wealth fund’s termination was... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 8

This podcast covers activities during early May 2016. The main story covers Europe and ongoing events on the macro side. Also, I cover direct energy investment trends by sovereign wealth funds. There is talk about... Read More
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Follow the Money – Episode 7

This podcast covers activities during mid-April 2016. The big story is change in CalPERS’ real assets program and the impact it will have on the industry. Other topics covered include hedge funds, Saudi Arabia’s Public... Read More

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