In the News

"27-Oct-2016: U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces New Trade Advisory Committee Members"

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the appointment of 20 inaugural members of the Trade Finance Advisory Council (TFAC). Established in August 2016, the TFAC will advise the Secretary on policies and programs that will expand access to finance for U.S. exporters and educate them on available U.S. government resources.
go to the article

"9-Aug-2016: Fermat debuts at #1 in Morningstar's Consistent 50"

Fermat Capitalís GAM Star Cat Bond Fund entered Morningstarís Constant 50 at the top position. The Consistent 50 is a ranking of investment funds, devised by Morningstar and published by Investment Week, designed to show the most consistent funds. Only funds with at least a three-year track record are included and are ranked against each other based on the consistency of their performance, position in the index and their returns.
go to the article

"9-Mar-2016: ICC releases cross-industry SCF standards"

Fermat Capital provided comments and feedback for this important ICC report that establishes standard definitions for techniques of supply chain finance, which readers can download at the bottom of the page given in the second link.
go to the article

"11-Feb-2016: Bill Miller's a Hedge-Fund Guy Now With a Funky Model to Try Out"

When scientific risk models are used in financial market settings, the press will sometimes ask Fermat Capital for comment. Puzzled by Bill Miller's latest fund offering, Bloomberg sought comment from Fermat Capital on the possible use of earthquake models in a broader market context.
go to the article

"15-Dec-2015: Working Capital Finance Investments (WCFI)"

Fermat Capital's Adam Dener was a principal industry participant in the design of NAIC regulation SSAP No. 105. The link found under Additional Resources brings the reader to an older CIPR newsletter describing WCFI in greater detail.
go to the article

"23-Sep-2015: Treasury Announces Appointments to Advisory Committee on Risk-Sharing Mechanisms"

Most governmental or regulatory advisory work is off-the-record, but some of it is formal, as in this Treasury advisory committee.
go to the article

"23-Jun-2015: Alternative capital to make reinsurance "more efficient & fair": Nelson Seo "

Attractive investments are often the result of "high/low" pricing schemes in previously closed markets. The author of this article correctly identifies the positive effects of insurance-linked investment activity on long-term insurance market growth.
go to the article

"3-Jun-2015: So, you want to be an asset class? - A roadmap to establishing trade as an asset class"

Trade Finance offers attractive risk-adjusted returns, especially in light of recent regulatory shifts. This presentation provides a roadmap for gaining exposure to this asset class.
go to the article