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Digital Assets: Ray Dalio – Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are Good; Gold is Best

Ray Dalio, a long time bitcoin sceptic, again panned the cryptocurrency at Davos. Cash is trash; BTC is Untouchable; Libra Maybe; Stocks are good; Gold is Best, he said.

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Howard Marks: WeWork IPO Failure a Sign of Market Discipline
November 28, 2019

Oaktree Capital co-chairman Howard Marks said that failing tech IPOs in 2019 is a sign of investor discipline. The billionaire money manager discussed WeWork’s near-collapse and failed IPO with Reuters…

Carbon Credit Generator EcoSecurities Back in Pioneer Moura Costa’s Fold
November 28, 2019

JP Morgan acquired EcoSecurities in 2009 for $220 million but sold it in 2013 to Mercuria, the global energy, and commodity group. According to a Reuters report, Mercuria has now…

Real Estate Private Equity Firm Raises $540.8 Million
November 28, 2019

Green Courte Partners specializes in niche real estate investing. Think airport parking. Leased land communities. Senior housing. Green Courte Partners is a private equity real estate investment firm that builds…

Alternative Investments: Money Managers Aren’t Meeting Climate Funding Goal
November 28, 2019

Asset Managers and Climate Change

Venture Capital Firm MiddleGame Raises $165 Million for Funding Fintechs
November 27, 2019

MiddleGame Ventures, which focuses on financial services innovation at early-stage fintech startups, closed its $165 million Fund I MGV fund. The fund will invest in startups transforming financial services from…

Alternative Investments: Alpha Real Capital Launches European Long Income Fund
November 27, 2019

Long income funds proved very resilient during the financial crisis. They still offer value in a different crisis – that of ultra-low or negative interest rates. Low rates are a…

Pensions Jack Up Exposure to Alternative Investments
November 27, 2019

Interest rates have been declining since the financial crisis and the resultant falling investment returns have put pension funds under pressure. Pension funds turn to alternative investments to offset the…

Alternative Investments: BlackRock Warns on Global Growth
November 27, 2019

Global economic growth sits atop a list of concerns from BlackRock. On Tuesday, the alternative asset manager said it has shifted toward defensive Asian stocks. A report indicates that the…

Tom Barrack Faces Activist Challenge at Colony
November 27, 2019

Tom Barrack is facing new activist pressure from Blackwells Capital after a period of underperformance.  The three-way merger with two NorthStar REITs has, to be kind, not worked well at…

Barings Launches Onshore Private Fund in China
November 27, 2019

Barings announced the launch of its first onshore Private Fund in China. The Barings China A-share Private Securities Investment Fund No.1 has registered with the Asset Management Association of China.