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Investor roundtable: A holistic approach to climate research

Members of our Alternatives and Sustainable Investment Teams come together in this roundtable session to discuss climate-related risks and opportunities.

 

The alternatives edge

We help clients tap into a wide variety of return streams to pursue their return-seeking and risk-mitigation goals. How?

 

Research

Research is a respected career path — not a stepping-stone — giving clients access to what we believe is the most experienced research team in the market.

People

Our portfolio managers are highly specialized and performance-driven. And they stay with us, putting their savvy and skill to work for clients.

 

Platform

We offer a range of alternative investments, from long/short equity and credit to global multi-strategy and private equity, as well as custom solutions.

Research

Find the latest market insights and thought leadership from our alternative investment professionals.

 
Evaluating cryptocurrencies as an asset class
We explore cryptoassets’ potential as an asset class as the topic dominates the headlines.
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May 2021
Evaluating cryptocurrencies as an asset class
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Decarbonisation and the future of energy sector investing
As the transition to a lower-carbon world plays out, there will be winners and there will be losers across the energy sector. Global Industry Analyst and Portfolio Manager Eugene Khmelnik looks at what will drive these outcomes and the potential advantages of a long/short investment approach in an evolving energy universe.
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May 2021
Decarbonisation and the future of energy sector investing
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Central bank digital currencies: debunking five common myths
We discuss how disruptive central bank digital currencies are likely to be and dispel some commonly held CBDC myths.
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April 2021
Central bank digital currencies: debunking five common myths
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<em>ESG insights for private companies —</em><br>Diversity, equity and inclusion: FAQ
We answer some of our private portfolio companies’ most frequently asked questions on diversity, equity and inclusion.
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April 2021
ESG insights for private companies —
Diversity, equity and inclusion: FAQ
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APAC Investment Forum 2021
Wellington specialists offer their views on the key themes transforming the investment opportunity set today.
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March 2021
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Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
Amid massive changes in the credit market and growing demand for fixed income diversification, the authors explain why long/short credit strategies could help round out a portfolio of traditional and private credit investments.
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March 2021
Bridging the gap in credit portfolios with a long/short strategy
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Mission critical: the vital role of alternatives in pursuing investment success
Multi-Asset Strategist Cara Lafond considers three alternatives ideas for the current environment, including private equity vintages that coincide with market downturns; long/short directional strategies that may aid the pursuit of stability across the cycle and long/short risk-mitigating strategies that complement other diversifiers.
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February 2021
Mission critical: the vital role of alternatives in pursuing investment success
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Shorting stocks in China: the emerging opportunity
Two of our emerging market investors explain why shorting appears to be at an inflection point in the world's second largest equity market, where idiosyncratic conditions may offer a unique environment for generating alpha and diversifying risks.
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January 2021
Shorting stocks in China: the emerging opportunity
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People

Meet some of the dedicated members of our experienced alternatives team.
Mark Sullivan headshot
Mark Sullivan headshot

Mark Sullivan, CFA

Head of Alternatives and Portfolio Manager

 

As the head of Alternatives, Mark is responsible for driving the long-term investment performance of the firm’s liquid alternative strategies. He is also the team leader for our Global Macro Team.

 

Michael Carmen, CFA

Co-Head of Private Investments and Portfolio Manager

 

Michael is the team leader for our late-stage growth investment strategies. In addition, he helps to oversee the firm’s private investment business.