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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The 30-Year Bond Yield Falls Below the S&P 500 Dividend Yield
August 27, 2019

The last time that happened was at the depths of the financial crisis in 2008-2009 Treasury bond yields are plunging because investors are bidding up bond prices in a rush…

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management to Open NYC Office
August 24, 2019

The new office will start with 10 employees and follow the blueprint of its London operations Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SMTAM) will open an office in Manhattan as soon…

M&A Deal News – August 23, 2019
August 23, 2019

KKR looks to sell a recent purchase, MGM goes outside gaming, and BNP Paribas hopes it can boost its prime brokerage shop. M&A Deal News – August 23, 2019: M&A…

Hiro Mizuno: “No place to hide” as markets move in lockstep
August 23, 2019

Hiro Mizuno, CIO of the Japanese $1.46 trillion Government Pension Investment Fund, is worried that global markets are so synchronized, diversification is nearly impossible Speaking at a CalPERS board meeting,…

M&A Deal News – August 16, 2019
August 20, 2019

Another community bank deal, Softbank loves hotels abroad, and hospitals for sale in the Philippines. M&A Deal News – August 16, 2019: M&A deal news from around the globe. Each…

Canadian private lenders suffer higher delinquencies versus traditional banks
August 18, 2019

Delinquency rates on loans advanced by private lenders are many times higher than those by traditional banks. An analysis of data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation for the…

Negative Interest Rates: Danish Bank Unit Pays Interest to a Borrower
August 17, 2019

For the first time in its history, Realkredit Danmark, a lending unit of the Danske Bank Group, has had to pay out interest on a loan taken by a customer…

30-Year Treasury Bond Slumps Under 2% for First Time
August 16, 2019

Markets fear a global recession. The old reliable 30-year bond just hit an all-time low. The 30-year treasury bond just hit an all-time low. While the Dow slumped 800 points…

That iconic Mustang from Bullitt may set a new muscle car record at 2020 auction
August 15, 2019

Mecum’s 2020 Kissimmee auction in January will notably feature the 1968 Ford Mustang driven by Steve McQueen in the movie Bullitt. This would be the first time the renowned car…

Pershing Square Bets on Warren Buffett
August 15, 2019

Bill Ackman’s secret investment we discussed last week was just a big bet on Berkshire Hathaway Pershing Square Capital Management has made a passive investment on Warren Buffett. A new…