Best practice: Public Relations – How PR can play a key role in asset-raising


The number one strategic priority for hedge fund firms, according to EY’s latest Global Hedge Fund and Investor Survey, is asset growth. It’s not difficult to see why.

Institutionalisation has secured the future of hedge funds, but the industry must further evolve


Reading some of the mainstream financial press, you would be forgiven for thinking that the hedge fund business model is dead.

Gauging Asian investor hedge fund appetite

Investor relations

There has been a huge amount of coverage about the decisions of Calpers, Nycers and the New Jersey Investment Council to get out of or reduce their hedge fund allocations, but the big move into hedge funds by Asian institutional investors this year has not been so widely reported.

Manchester, North West of … Beijing


The northern metropolis that Citigate Dewe Rogerson Manchester is proud to serve has caught the eye of investors from the East, with levels of investment from China on the up. Despite continued investment being put under pressure and increased scrutiny by Britain voting to leave the EU, the Northern Powerhouse has more than one rallying…

Has alternative business finance gone mainstream?


The 2008 credit crisis had a seismic effect on the way smaller firms secure financing from mainstream lenders. New stricter banking regulations made it harder for small firms, particularly those with fewer assets, to access capital. This allowed alternative finance to emerge, since fast-growing asset poor firms could now access unsecured funding with semi-automated credit…

The Tech City Beat…


Our event at Google Campus last night was a big hit. A packed audience came to hear advice on how entrepreneurs can attract investment and the media to their start-up. According to Google campus, the event was among the biggest they had ever hosted, and the attendees were passionately engaged, asking many questions about funding…