mimik technology closes $14.3 million extended series A funding round led by Pier88

mimik’s hybrid edgeCloud platform is poised to revolutionize the delivery of microservices for applications in industries such as healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, logistics, retail, and banking San Francisco, November 3, 2021: mimik Technology, Inc., a pioneer in hybrid edge cloud technology and business solutions, today announced a $14.3 million Series A funding round led by Pier 88 […]

Q1 2021 Convertible Update

Watch our Q1 2021 video update on the convertible bond marketplace, presented by CEO Frank Timons. The companies identified do not represent all of the companies purchased, sold or recommended for portfolios advised by Pier 88 Investment Partners, LLC. The reader should not assume that investment in any company was or will be profitable. Additional […]

Q1 2021 Update

Watch our Q1 2021 Update video presented by CEO Frank Timons. The companies identified do not represent all of the companies purchased, sold or recommended for portfolios advised by Pier 88 Investment Partners, LLC. The reader should not assume that investment in any company was or will be profitable. Additional information including a list of […]

Convertibles: Equity Participation with Better Sharpe

Investment bankers have been busy the last several years shepherding in a wave of financing via IPOs, secondaries, debt refinancing, and now SPACs. Given the lower rate environment, companies have gravitated to convertible bonds as a less expensive way than straight equity to raise capital. Many investors are unfamiliar with the convertible bond asset class […]

Risk Management Strategy—Lake Geneva

Recent headlines on some high-profile short squeezes have caused some investors to contemplate the wisdom of shorting individual names. Our investment team has avoided single stock shorts since the inception of the Lake Geneva Fund Strategy, as we do not believe it remains an effective risk management tool for our strategy for multiple reasons. First, […]

2020: Year in Review and 2021 Outlook

Watch our year in review video presented by CEO Frank Timons. An alternate version of the year in review is available here. The companies identified do not represent all of the companies purchased, sold or recommended for portfolios advised by Pier 88 Investment Partners, LLC. The reader should not assume that investment in any company […]

Growth Investing Utilizing Convertibles

Healthcare spending is becoming a larger share of GDP and an increasingly important sector of the economy to watch. Representing almost 20% of the economy and expanding over the foreseeable future, healthcare is a growth industry presenting opportunities and risks for investors. Convertible bonds may offer an attractive way for investors to capitalize on this […]

Rational Funds Selects Pier 88 For New Partnership

Pier88 is pleased to announce the recently launched Rational/Pier88 Convertible Securities Fund (PBXIX). To learn more about this Convertible Securities Fund (PBXIX), you can read the full Press Release here. The companies identified do not represent all of the companies purchased, sold or recommended for portfolios advised by Pier 88 Investment Partners, LLC. The reader […]

Pier 88 Investment Partners Expands Leadership Team

SAN FRANCISCO, January 31, 2020 PIER 88 Investment Partners, an independent boutique asset management firm is pleased to announce that Mitch McCullough has joined the firm as President and Chief Marketing Officer. In that role, he will manage the organization and spearhead the next leg of growth for Pier 88. “I am excited to be joining […]

Interview with former Chairman of Microsoft Europe on Innovation and Corporate Cultures

As part of our fundamental research process, we met with over 20 companies during the quarter across technology, healthcare, consumer and financial technology. We also had the opportunity to interview the former Chairman of Microsoft Europe, Jan Mühlfeit, on innovation and corporate cultures. In our view, an organization’s culture significantly impacts the performance of that […]