Tagged: alternative investments

BNP Paribas Release Alternative Investment Survey Findings

BNP Paribas (EPA: BNP), Europe’s global bank, and its Prime Services business published its annual 2024 Alternative Investment Survey. BNP Paribas’ Capital Introduction Group “surveyed 238 allocators in December 2023 and January 2024, who invest or advise on $1.2 trillion in hedge fund assets.” This… Read More

Eleven, a Firm in the Alternative Investments Sector, Announces Release of Key Updates

Eleven, the technology company reshaping the alternative investments industry, announces the release of Eleven OS 7. This technology reportedly redefines “the interaction of data between Investor Profiles and private investments, bringing increased simplicity, centralization, data transparency, and integrity to the global private investment process.” At… Read More

iCapital, a Fintech Enabling Alternative Investments for Wealth Management Sector, Teams Up with IQ-EQ

iCapital, a global fintech platform enabling access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, has partnered with investor services group IQ-EQ to establish a new series of French domiciled funds, which will “increase access for individual investors resident in France to global alternative investment… Read More

Sagard, an Alternative Asset Management Firm, to Acquire a Stake in Performance Equity Management

Sagard, a global multi-strategy alternative asset management firm with over US$15B in assets under management, signed a definitive agreement to acquire a strategic stake in Performance Equity Management (PEM), a private equity firm “with over $8.9B in assets under management and two decades of demonstrated… Read More

Investment Portfolios: Allocations to Alternative Asset Classes Expected to Increase – CAIS Survey

More than half (62%) of financial advisors currently allocate between 6% and 25% of clients’ portfolios to alternative asset classes, with (85%) of them expecting “to increase allocations to one or more alternative asset classes further within the next year,” according to a recent independent… Read More

Alternative Investment Management Firm Lunate and BNY Mellon to Invest in Wealthtech Firm

Lunate, a global alternative investment management company with more than $50 billion of assets under management, and BNY Mellon (NYSE:BK), the largest custodian and a leader in wealth management technology are investing in a new company, Alpheya, that “will develop a customized wealth management technology… Read More

Mintos Reports Increase in Total Monthly Investments and Interest Earned by Investors

The month of October has shown “promising” growth on Mintos. Total investments saw “a significant increase to €97 million, and interest earned by investors climbed to €4.2 million.” Mintos also mentioned that this upward trend “was primarily driven by stable investments,” as explained Peteris Mikelsons,… Read More

Alternative Investments and Wealth Management Firm iCapital, Netwealth to Provide Access to Private Market Opportunities

Netwealth, one of Australia’s specialist investment platforms, and iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, announced a partnership “to distribute global private market and hedge fund investments to financial advice firms and their wholesale clients across Australia.”… Read More

Investment Firm Eurazeo and iCapital to Streamline Access to Private Markets Opportunities for Wealth Managers

Eurazeo, a global investment company with a diversified portfolio of €35 billion in assets under management, and iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, have announced a partnership to increase Wealth Managers’ access to Eurazeo’s broad range… Read More

Arta Finance Welcomes Tomas Arlia as CIO

Fintech firm Arta Finance this week named Tomas Arlia its chief investment officer and head of alternative investments. A former CIO of GE Asset Management, Arlia brings more than 25 years of experience to further the company’s offerings in alternative assets, including private equity, private credit, venture capital,… Read More

CAIS, an Alternative Investment Platform for Financial Advisors, Expands Strategies of Asset Managers

CAIS, the alternative investment platform for independent financial advisors, announced an expanded menu of strategies from twelve alternative asset managers, underscoring their commitment to the independent wealth channel. Apollo Global Management, Ares Management Corporation, Bain Capital, Blue Owl Capital, The Carlyle Group, Fidelity Investments, Franklin… Read More

HNWIs Are Convinced that Alternative Investments like Venture Capital, Digital Currencies, Structured Products Will Provide Long-Term Returns: Report

  High-net-worth investors “remain absolutely convinced” by alternative investments, including venture capital, cryptocurrencies, structured products, and hedge funds – “despite a wider slowdown of inflows into the sector.” The assessment from Nigel Green, the chief executive and founder of deVere Group, comes as media reports… Read More

Global Fintech SumUp Enters $100M Credit Facility with Victory Park Capital

Global fintech company SumUp announced that it has entered into a US$100 million credit facility with Victory Park Capital (VPC), a global alternative investment firm specialising in private credit. The credit facility will enable SumUp “to provide advance payments to merchants based in the UK… Read More

Alternative Investments: iCapital Launches Architect, a Portfolio Analytics Tool for Financial Professionals

iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, unveiled iCapital Architect, an innovative portfolio construction tool that empowers financial advisors “to build robust, personalized client portfolios incorporating alternatives and structured investments.” Advisors can use Architect – which “combines… Read More

Alternative Investments: iCapital Marketplace to Connect Wealth Managers to Investment Opportunities

iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, announced the launch of iCapital Marketplace, the platform connecting wealth managers and advisors “with alternative investment opportunities offered by the world’s leading investment providers and asset managers.” Powered by its… Read More

Unlimited Raises $8M Series A to Continue Making Alternative Investment Strategies Available to Investors

Unlimited, a new investment firm that gives all investors exposure to the alpha-generating potential of alternative investment strategies without the high fees and adverse tax implications of typical fund structures, announced that it has “raised $8 million in Series A financing led by FirstMark and… Read More

Digital Asset Hedge Fund ARK36 Launches Algorithmic Machine Learning Trading Software

ARK36, the Cyprus-based leading alternative investment digital asset fund, has announced today the launch of a proprietary machine learning-based trading software system, “to improve the way its portfolio management team can navigate the dynamic world of cryptocurrency trading.” The new software will “leverage advanced algorithms… Read More

Investment Firm SwanCap Selects Canoe Intelligence to Scale Alternative Investments Documents, Data Processes

Canoe Intelligence, the financial technology company powering alternative investment intelligence, announces a new client engagement with Munich-based SwanCap Partners GmbH, an independent investment boutique managing over €4 billion in AuM. SwanCap is leveraging Canoe “to automate and manage its document collection and data management processes,… Read More

Investment Platform Yieldstreet, Equity Trust to Expand IRA Access to Private Markets

Yieldstreet, the private market investing platform, and Equity Trust, which claims to be one of the largest self-directed IRA custodians in the U.S., announced a strategic partnership that will make it easier “to add alternative investments to retirement accounts.” Starting now, Equity Trust’s clients “can… Read More

Wealth Management: Bolton Global, iCapital to Enhance Access to Private Markets for Latin American, US Clients

Bolton Global Capital, an independent wealth management firm, and iCapital, the global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, announced a partnership “to provide Bolton’s extensive network of financial advisors with a range of private market offerings and resources.” Bolton… Read More