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GP Stakes Strategies Could Generate 15% Annual Cash Yield: Yieldstreet

Yieldstreet this week announced a new private equity strategy that offers retail investors the opportunity to gain exposure to direct equity investments in alternative asset managers. In a statement, Yieldstreet said an alternative asset manager, such as a private equity firm, is itself a business,… Read More

Athene, Apollo Agree to Acquire Controlling Stake in Niche Lending Platform Aqua Finance

Athene (NYSE: ATH) and Apollo (NYSE: APO) have agreed to purchase a controlling stake in consumer lender Aqua Finance. The valuation was said to be approximately $1 billion. Under the terms of the deal, Apollo will manage the investment on behalf of Athene. Blackstone, an… Read More

Canoe Intelligence Finalizes Series A Extension Led by its Clients, Blackstone and Carlyle

Canoe Intelligence, a Fintech firm that aims to transform data management processes for alternative investors, wealth management platforms, fund servicers, and capital allocators, reveals that it has finalized an oversubscribed extension of its Series A round. Canoe’s investment round was led by Blackstone Innovations Investments… Read More

Loanpal Joins Forces With Blackston to Deploy $300 Million of Residential Solar Loans

  Loanpal, a U.S.-based residential solar financing provider, announced on Thursday it has joined forces with Blackstone (NYSE: BX), through funds managed or advised by GSO Capital Partners, to invest in up to $300 million of residential solar loans originated and serviced on the Loanpal… Read More

Private Equity Has Better Returns & Lower Volatility than Public Markets: Will the SEC Make it Easier for Retail Investors to Gain Access to this Asset Class?

Earlier this week there was a meeting of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee. During the meeting, the Committee discussed the SEC’s Concept Release on regulatory harmonization and several topics specifically. First, was the subject of access to capital… Read More

EquityMultiple CEO Charles Clinton Highlights Real Estate Opportunities & Disruption, Reflections on 2017, Predictions for 2018… But Not the Secrets to the Platform’s Success

CEO Charles Clinton and CIO Marious Sjulsen co-founded EquityMultiple with a shared vision of transforming real estate investing through tech and by providing new access to private transactions while streamlining the investment process. With a mission committed to transparency, rigorous underwriting, and investor support, EquityMultiple is backed by the… Read More

Blackstone Looks to Acquire as Paysafe Picks Up Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions for $470 million

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Global payment solution provider, Paysafe Group plc (LSE: PAYS.L), announced on Friday it has acquired Delta Card Services Inc., the holding company for Texas payment processor Merchants’ Choice Payment Solutions (MCPS), for $470 million. According to Paysafe, MCPS is a data-focused full-service payment processor for merchants… Read More

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