Volatility, leverage dominate Miami hedge fund week

Swanky resorts, expensive hotels, and even more expensive cars – the familiar trappings of the vast wealth controlled by the thousand-plus delegates descending on Miami this week for a trio of conferences known as ‘hedge fund week’ were on display. There were plenty of smiles on show too, but a few of them will have […]

Allocators Turn to Alts Managers to Move ‘Needle’ on Diversity

Some institutional investors are increasing the number of checks they write to diverse alts managers and, more than ever before, are pushing for data on diversity, but there are still many challenges ahead, panelists said yesterday at the iConnections conference in Miami Beach, Florida. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, which authors reports […]

iConnections raises $458,000 for mental health charities through its Funds4Minds initiative, taking total funds raised since launch to over $2.3 million

We are pleased to announce that Funds4Minds, our month-long initiative that brought together the alternative investment industry, has helped raise $458,000 for mental health charities. During Funds4Minds, we facilitated a series of private capital introduction meetings between alternative investment managers and allocators, and donated $100 to select mental health charities for every meeting that took place. […]

iConnections deepens analytics and data offerings with Novus partnership

New York, June 24, 2021 – iConnections, the industry-leading platform and community that seamlessly connects investment managers and allocators, today announced that it is partnering with Novus, the leading portfolio intelligence platform, allowing managers and allocators to access Novus’ data and analytics through the iConnections platform. iConnections members will be able to access Novus’ research, […]

Funds4Minds

Agenda Family Office Investing: Portfolio Management for the Long Haul Our panel discussed their philosophy on investing and how family office investors source, select and evaluate alternative managers. Speakers included: Moderator – Alan Higgins, Chief Investment Officer (UK), Coutts Bruce Currie, Head of the London Office for JIMCO, Abdul Latif Jameel Thomas Edwards, Partner, Stockdale […]

iConnections announces mental health charities to be supported through Funds4Minds initiative

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New York, April 15, 2021 – iConnections, the industry-leading platform and community that seamlessly connects investment managers and allocators, today announced the mental health charities that it will be supporting as part of its month-long Funds4Minds fundraising initiative, including: batyr: An Australian preventative mental health charity for young people. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: An […]