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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Mark Wiseman Out at BlackRock

Mark Wiseman found himself in the running to replace BlackRock Chief Larry Fink. Now he finds himself out of a job. Multiple media outlets report that Wiseman allegedly violated BlackRock’s “relationships at work policy.”

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Ardevora Asset Management to Shut Its Trading Desk
November 4, 2019

Ardevora Asset Management will shutter its desk and outsource its trading and execution to Northern Trust. The TRADE first reported the development on Friday. 

Berkshire Hathaway Beats Earnings Despite Global Economic Woes
November 3, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway reported earnings on Saturday (more on why in a moment). Warren Buffett’s firm announced that profits topped Wall Street expectations thanks to resilient consumer spending. The firm’s success…

Jeremy Corbyn Takes Shot at Crispin Odey
November 1, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn has launched his campaign for Prime Minister ahead of a December 12 snap election. The British Labour leader used his campaign launch to take shots at Crispin Odey….

Breaking Down Ares Management and Its Earnings Report
November 1, 2019

Ares Management Corporation reported earning this week. Revenue grew by 94% to $466.5 million year-over-year. Earnings per share came in at $0.23. That figure represented a 153% increase over last…

Key Takeaways from Investor Day at Brookfield Asset Management
November 1, 2019

Brookfield Asset Management held its Investor Day recently. Management made a few things very clear. First, if interest rates remain low, investors will have no alternative except alternative investments.

Carlyle Group Reports Third Quarter Earnings
October 31, 2019

CG stock dipped 0.87% on Thursday Carlyle Group third-quarter earnings arrived on Thursday. In a statement, the global investment giant released its unaudited results for the period ending September 30, 2019. U.S….

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System Bets Big on Alternatives
October 30, 2019

Illinois Teachers’ Retirement System is preparing to allocate about $1.4 billion toward alternative investment strategies. A report from Pension and Investments outlines the commitments from the teachers’ pension program. According to the…

KKR & Co Reports 23% Drop in Quarterly Profits
October 29, 2019

KKR & Co announced a 23% year-on-year decline in quarterly profits today. The firm’s report showed a dip in revenue as asset sales slow among private equity firms. Overall, post-tax…

Crestline Opportunity Fund III Europe Closes
October 29, 2019

Crestline Investors has announced the final closing of its first European Opportunity Fund. The credit-focused institutional alternative asset manager has called the fund the Crestline Opportunity Fund III Europe.

Ken Fisher: No Layoffs Coming to Fisher Investments
October 28, 2019

Ken Fisher – the embattled money manager – has seen outflows of roughly $3 billion. The swell of outflows comes weeks after he made a series of remarks during an…