Liquid Alternatives

Liquid Alternative investments have emerged over the past decade as one of the fastest-growing areas within asset management. As pensions, endowments, foundations and other institutional investors have long benefited from Alternative Investments within their portfolios, Liquid Alternatives enable investors to have access to alternative investment strategies in fund structures that provide daily liquidity, full transparency, low investment minimums and other key attributes for investors. DailyAlts is your source for the most up-to-the-minute news, commentary and analysis on the global market for Liquid Alternatives.

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Liquid Alternatives: RIP 60:40. Liquid Alts Solve the New Equation

Volatile equity markets and declining fixed income yields have turned the traditional 60:40 portfolio allocation between stocks and bonds on its head. According to one study, an investor would today need to allocate 83% to equity, 15% to real estate, and only 2% to bonds to earn a similar rate of return as a couple of decades ago. Unfortunately, such a high component of equity would push up the portfolio’s volatility and risk to unacceptable levels. Liquid alts can be the solution to this dilemma.

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Liquid Alternatives: Ultimus’ Clients Are Among the First to Market With ETFs Under Rule 6c-11
March 5, 2020

So long as they comply with the SEC’s conditionalities, asset managers can launch a new ETF. Rule 6c-11 became effective on December 23, 2019, and fund administrators Ultimus Fund Solutions…

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Liquid Alternatives: Recharge Your Portfolio With This Battery-Themed ETF
March 3, 2020

WisdomTree has launched a battery solutions-themed ETF that trades on the London Stock Exchange. The WisdomTree Battery Solutions UCITS ETF (LON: CHRG) comes with a total expense ratio (TER) of…

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Liquid Alternatives: Investors Flock To Gold In Risk-Off Move; Goldman Predicts $1,800
March 2, 2020

Gold has earned a year-to-date return of 3.83%. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) thinks gold could touch $1,800/oz in the near future given the confluence of macroeconomic factors that currently erodes…

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Liquid Alternatives: Now, An AI-Enabled ETF That Delivers Investors’ Five Favorite Things
February 28, 2020

Merlyn.AI Corporation (MAI), the Palo Alto-based ETF provider that previously introduced the WIZ ETF, has now launched the Merlyn.AI Tactical Growth and Income ETF (Nasdaq: SNUG) on the Nasdaq exchange….

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Liquid Alternatives: Invesco Launches New Sterling Corporate Bond ETF With ESG
February 27, 2020

Invesco, the fund manager with $1.23 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2019, has launched in Europe a new, first-of-its-kind, sterling-denominated, corporate bond ETF with an ESG…

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Liquid Alternatives: Advisers Sitting on Trillions of Dollars of Potential ETF Investments – Report
February 24, 2020

A survey by ETF Trends and ETF Database titled “How Financial Advisors Buy ETFs” found that more than half (or about 63%) of advisors said that the percentage of ETFs…

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Liquid Alternatives: CI First Asset Opens the TSX on February 20
February 21, 2020

To mark the occasion of the listing of three liquid alternative ETFs, Rohit Mehta, Executive Vice-President, CI Financial, and President, CI First Asset ETFs, and Graham Mackenzie, Head, ETFs, and…

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Liquid Alternatives: Franklin Templeton Buys Legg Mason in $6.5B Deal
February 19, 2020

Franklin Templeton will become a $1.5 trillion behemoth after its acquisition, announced Tuesday, of rival Legg Mason for $6.5 billion including debt. It will pay $50 per share of Legg…

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Liquid Alternatives: American Century May Unveil the Very First Non-Transparent ETFs
February 18, 2020

Two American Century funds may be the first to test waters as “actively managed” ETFs. Having received the SEC’s approval for its final key filing, Cboe BZX Exchange, Inc. is…

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Liquid Alternatives: New CP ETF Is a Defensive High Yield Fixed Income Diversifier
February 18, 2020

CP ETFS is a fund house that specializes in managing downside risk with the ability to participate in market upside with a low-correlation diversifier strategy. This strategy reduces the impact…

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