Monday, 26 January 2015
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Dec 5 2007 | 8:07am ET
For Superwoman, traditional asset management vehicles just won’t do. Nicola Horlick, the British fund manager given the supermoniker by London’s tabloids due to her ability to balance motherhood and a demanding career in asset management, said her Bramdean Asset Management is going whole hog into alternatives.
Horlick told Thomson Investment Management that Bramdean is now “completely focused” on alternatives, though she’s leaving her multi-manager funds extant—and empty—“just in case we want to use them in the future for something.”
Over the next 20 years, Superwoman expects institutional investors to boost their alternatives allocation to 50%, though for now she’s aiming lower, advising clients to bump it up to 10%. Given that prediction, Bramdean is trying to get a head start on the rush.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…