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Nov 23, 2022

How to Benefit from the Retail Alts Explosion

Recent years have seen explosive growth in the retail market for alternative investments, or “Retail alts” in the shorthand of the industry. Once the domain of sophisticated, wealthy qualified investors, the alternatives marketplace is being demystified and democratized. According to RIA Intel, around 45% of private wealth advisors allocate some of their client assets to alternatives.

Mar 1, 2022

SEC Reporting Changes: Accelerated Settlement Cycles

In 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), made a change for security settlements. The SEC adopted an amendment to the settlement cycle rule, Rule 15c6-1(a) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, to shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions from three business days after the trade date (T+3) to two business days after the trade date (T+2) standard. On September 5, 2017, that change became effective. 

Sep 14, 2021

An advisor’s view: Choosing a series trust over a stand-alone trust

We recently sat down with Jeff Hakala, CPA, CFA, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Clarkston Capital, and David W. Rumph, CPA, Director of Institutional Operations, Marketing & Strategy for Clarkston Capital to discuss their experiences selecting a series trust partner. Clarkston Capital Partners, LLC was looking for an efficient—and comprehensive—solution.

Apr 27, 2021

Launching a fund with ease and experience

Taking the easy or hard way is certainly your choice when entering the financial market—we would advise that you choose the easy way and have more time to focus on what you do as an asset manager. When launching a fund, there are many reasons an advisor should consider a series trust rather than creating their own trust. Obstacles like being new to the retail space or navigating the legal and compliance requirements, are among several factors when making your decision.


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