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Apr 17, 2019

How equipped are you to support debt instruments?

This blog will focus on the next steps; how can firms’ operations support debt instruments without incurring unacceptable cost or risk?

Mar 26, 2019

The rise of loan investments: why the change in course?

An increasing number of institutional and alternative asset managers are switching to new asset classes.

Sep 29, 2017

Smoothing out returns for clients amid market volatility

Several academic studies have shown that people, on average, fear loss much more than they appreciate gain. Most investors want the magic formula: sizable returns with no risk. They want to grow wealth or live off the income generated from investments while also ensuring they mitigate loss. Is this possible? Of course not, but “absolute return” strategies focus in on this objective. These strategies have long been reserved for institutional investors, such as pension plans and university ...

Apr 18, 2017

The changing landscape of alternative structures

Alternatives have long been the mainstay of private investment vehicles, found in the confines of secluded cocktail parties and offices of private bankers.  Their highly structured nature brought many advantages that allowed their creators to benefit from longer investment periods, discretion over investment decisions, and full control of assets.  This enabled the possibility to invest in many less liquid areas, such as artwork, real estate, distressed securities, but it soon parlayed ...

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