Dick Pfister, founder of AlphaCore Capital, is busy bringing a new asset management model to the high net worth and financial advisory market.
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Fidelity is expanding its focus on its alternatives offerings, as indicated by the recent expansion of its private equity platform for financial intermediaries.
Acuitas Investments has leveraged its focus on U.S. micro-cap and non-U.S. small cap managers to launch a multi-manager long/short equity strategy focused on those same markets.
The new CAPFUNDR paltform will offer private funds with strategies that span multi-family, net lease, and retail properties, all at lower fees than non-traded REITs.
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The ClearBridge Real Estate Opportunities Fund launched early last month as a result of a merger with an existing closed-end fund. The new fund is managed by Legg Mason and sub-advised by its wholly owned subsidiaries ClearBridge and Western Asset Management Company.
The first nine days of June saw no launches of new alternative mutual funds or ETFs, but on June 10, a pair of new liquid alts debuted, one of which is RFUN.
First Trust’s new commodities ETF seeks to avoid the volatility inherent in long-only commodity investing by adopting a long/short approach.
AC Alternatives continues to build out its liquid alternative product range and has added a multi-manager long/short fund as its fourth fund in its lineup.
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Matthew Kerfoot of Dechert LLP provides an update on the most current news related to the alternative investment industry.
Citi released its report on hedge fund activity for October highlighting flows, performance, leverage and short activity over the month.
While one-year flows into liquid alternatives nearly hit $5 billion, investors pulled more than $700 million in assets from the category in September.
EY takes a look at the top 10 drivers impacting global wealth and asset management, many of which will be disruptive to the status quo.
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Bonds have been your best buddy – for a long time. But bonds are no longer the answer. It’s time to move on and look to other assets classes.
Long-Short dividend investing is an excellent core income strategy whose time has come, thanks to current market conditions.
In this white paper, Willis Towers Watson explores the illiquidity risk premium and the components of expected return.
Multi-alternative mutual funds and ETFs recorded their fourth-straight month of gains in June, returning +0.42% in the aggregate with 94 of the 151 funds in the category posting gains for the month.
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Altegris has appointed a new Executive Chairman to work alongside current CEO and Chief Investment Strategist Jack Rivkin.
American Beacon Advisors started the month of June off with a splash, naming industry veteran Paul Cavazos as its new Chief Investment Officer.
Artivest has hired a new director of investment research as it continues to expand its technology-driven, alternative investment platform.
ImpactAssets looks to take advantage of the continued growth trends in impact investing with a new hire and a new promotion.
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A survey conducted by Citi revealed that a majority of institutional investors are planning to increase their allocations to risk premia investments over the coming years.
Hedge funds have generally lagged the U.S. stock market the past several years, and according to Willis Towers Watson, this might actually be healthy for the industry.
Global venture capital funding took a major dip in the fourth quarter, and the declines extended into the first quarter of 2016.
Market volatility, geopolitical risk and the extended bull market are not deterring investors from increasing their allocations to hedge funds in 2016, according to a new report from Context Summits.