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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EY Report Talks Dealmaking in the Year Ahead

The latest EY report on M&A activity for the year ahead reveals interesting technology trends. EY is a leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services. The company finds that business leaders have altered their portfolios due to a challenging geopolitical environment. However, the firm notes that 52% of global corporate leaders plan to pursue acquisitions in the next year.

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US Fed Cuts Rates by 25 Bps; Trump Says Fed Has No Guts
September 18, 2019

As expected, the Fed cut interest rates to sustain the economy but was non-committal on future cuts. Fed Chair Jerome Powell painted an optimistic picture of the US economy, citing…

Deutsche Bank Joins JPMorgan Blockchain Project
September 18, 2019

The project now serves 320 banks around the globe on cross-border payments The JPMorgan Blockchain Project just got another big player in the blockchain game. Deutsche Bank has joined JP…

Credit Card Startup Petal Arranges $300 Million Debt Facility From Jefferies
September 18, 2019

Credit card startup Petal, which promises credit for an irresponsible world, expanded its Jefferies debt facility. Petal had arranged a $30 million debt facility with Jefferies a year ago. The…

Swiss Pension Fund Allocations Hit a Record
September 17, 2019

Swiss pension funds’ allocations to alternative assets surpass 10% for the first time. A study by European consultancy Complementa finds that Swiss pension funds have taken to alternative assets in…

ESMA warns EU asset managers that all is not well
September 16, 2019

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) said asset managers faced a deteriorating industry outlook and very high market risk In its most recent Trends Risks and Vulnerabilities Report for…

Preqin: Alternative Assets in Europe Surge
September 16, 2019

Europe ranks second in the global pecking order of alternative asset markets. Over 6,300 fund managers and 3,000 institutional investors are responsible for €1.62 trillion worth of alternative assets. Preqin…

Recession or not? 60% of Americans think ‘yes’ in uncanny 2007 deja vu
September 16, 2019

An ABC/Washington Post poll finds six out of ten Americans expect a recession in 2020 That’s nearly the same result as the 69% opinion observed in November 2007, some months…

REIT Industry Shows Growth in Acquisitions
September 12, 2019

The National Association for Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit) has released its report of the performance of the REIT industry in the second quarter of 2019. The association found that…

ECB announces massive stimulus; Trump cries foul
September 12, 2019

The European Central Bank launched a new bond buying package and cut deposit rates to stimulate the Eurozone economy The central bank said it will purchase assets worth € 20…

Real Estate is the Top Long-Term Asset, According to Survey
September 12, 2019

SophisticatedInvestor.com recently took a survey of over 2000 investors between the ages of 35 and 65. Real estate is the top asset class for the long-term, according to a recent…