Alternative Investments

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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Magnetar Capital Aims to Launch $400 Million Health Fund

Magnetar Capital will launch its first healthcare hedge fund in 2020. The firm aims to close a $400 million fund by mid-2020, according to Bloomberg. The company will look to capitalize on the growth of startups and by shorting established businesses with challenges on the horizon.

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BNY Mellon arm Alcentra raises €5.5 billion for private lending in Europe
July 23, 2019

With bankers reluctant to lend to small and medium-sized businesses in Europe after the financial crisis, direct lenders are willingly stepping into the breach. Proof of that is the response…

Gatwick Airport: An infrastructure investment that paid off handsomely for CalPERS
July 22, 2019

When the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) invested $155 million in Gatwick Airport nine years ago, they envisaged 32 million passengers annually. Gatwick is already catering to 46 million…

Why private markets will expand faster than their public counterparts
July 22, 2019

In recent years, an interesting trend has appeared. Whereas earlier the public markets shouldered the responsibility for raising capital and liquidity for businesses, in recent times the private markets have…

Hedge Fund Titan Ray Dalio Recommends Investing in Gold
July 19, 2019

The yellow metal will benefit from the looming “paradigm shift” in investing, he says According to Ray Dalio, chief of Bridgewater Associates, the ongoing party in stocks will soon run…

Blackstone Group may raise over $100 billion this year
July 18, 2019

At the end of the second quarter Blackstone had a record $545.5 billion in assets under management Blackstone Group Inc, the world’s largest manager of alternative assets, raised $45.1 billion…

Film Maker Luc Besson May Offer EuropaCorp to Vine Alternative Investments
July 15, 2019

Luc Besson controlled EuropaCorp ran into financial difficulties after the flop of its 2017 mega-budget sci-fi epic Valerian. The company has reportedly been in talks with potential suitors since May…

Art: The ultimate alternative investment, now more accessible
July 13, 2019

Art is often called the ultimate alternative investment because it is completely uncorrelated to traditional markets such as stocks Consider this: If, 18 years ago, you invested in an art…

Investing in Wine: Here are Three Ways to Profit
July 9, 2019

This may be a pleasant surprise, but wine investing can be profitable. Here’s an example of a drinkable multi-bagger. Someone who bought 1982 Château Latour wine futures when it presold…

Is the Art Market an Attractive Alternative Investment?
July 2, 2019

It would seem that blue chips are not to be found in the stock market alone. These exist in the art market as well in the form of top notch…

Japanese institutional investors increasingly partial to alternatives
June 28, 2019

Two-thirds of Japanese institutional investors have invested in at least one alternative asset class, as persistent low yields have pushed them to look beyond traditional investment routes, says Preqin. Further,…