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The global alternative investment space now sits at more than $9 trillion in global assets, and we’re just getting started. Roughly 40% of RIAs are using alternative investments. With the RIA space expanding and alternative investment demand rising among investors – a surge in data, news, and opinion will continue. This channel cuts through the noise to give you the most important actionable insight.

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Alternative Investments: Activists Will Get Busy Soon, Says Tim Melvin

As companies become more undervalued as the economy slows because of shutdown orders across the United States, I expect that the pace of activist activity to increase. We should see more filings later this week as investors hit the deadline to file on shares purchased during the selloff that started yesterday.

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Alternative Investments: Activists Will Get Busy Soon, Says Tim Melvin
April 2, 2020

As companies become more undervalued as the economy slows because of shutdown orders across the United States, I expect that the pace of activist activity to increase. We should see…

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DailyAlts Playbook: Activists in a Pandemic, SoftBank’s WeWork Debacle, High-Yield Defaults, and Demon Days
April 2, 2020

The Dow Futures rallied more than 340 points after a dismal start to the second quarter. This morning, investors are paying very close attention to the weekly jobless claims from the…

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Active Alpha – Insider Buying for April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020

Here is the latest update on insider buying and activist actions by alternative asset firms. As stock prices were falling once again on Tuesday, we saw more reports of activist…

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Alternative Investments: Ares Management Corporation Announces Deal With SMBC Group
March 31, 2020

Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES), Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (collectively SMBC Group) announced a strategic agreement to collaborate on future business opportunities. As part of…

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Venture Capital: Mark Cuban-Backed Company Completes $3 Million Round
March 30, 2020

Nohbo, a company backed by billionaire Mark Cuban on Shark Tank, has completed a $3M in a Series Seed funding round. Material Impact, a venture capital firm that invests in…

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DailyAlts Playbook: Commercial Real Estate Woes, Crude Collapse, 2002 Music Reviews, and Ackman’s “Hell is Coming” Defense
March 30, 2020

THE DAILYALTS PLAYBOOK March 30, 2020 Today, the DailyAlts Playbook talks about Commercial Real Estate Woes, Crude Collapse, 2002 Music Reviews, and Ackman’s “Hell is Coming” Defense. PRIME OVERVIEW Good…

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Alternative Investments: Howard Hughes Corporation Announces Secondary Offering
March 30, 2020

The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE: HHC) announced a secondary offering on Friday. The offering consists of two million shares at $50 a share. The company said it also entered into…

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Venture Capital: PE and VC Firms Turn to Asia for Deals
March 27, 2020

Carlyle Group (NYSE: CG) announced this week that they had raised 2.3 billion for its fourth Japanese buyout fund, Carlyle Japan Partners IV. The fund will invest in upper mid-market…

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Sovereign Wealth: Norway Taps New Manager After $124 Billion Loss
March 26, 2020

The Norway sovereign wealth fund has tapped a new manager at the height of the coronavirus panic. The world’s fifth-largest sovereign fund has hired Norwegian-born Nicolai Tange to take control…

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Alternative Investments: Ares Capital Pens Shareholder Letter on Coronavirus
March 24, 2020

Specialty finance lender Ares Capital (NYSE: ARCC) sent a letter to its shareholders. The letter aims to calm fears about the impact of the coronavirus. The Business Development Company’s (BDC)…

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