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The Evolution of the Private Equity Secondary Market

The secondaries market has grown as investors seek more certainty. Can the return drivers that precipitated the growth of the secondaries market persist?

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Recession and Resilience: Looking to Leading Indicators

As recession risks rise, opportunities in alternative investments may protect portfolios and take advantage of potentially worsening economic conditions.

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Expanding the (Alternative) Universe

Given the historically poor start to the year, it may be time for investors to expand their investment universe and learn more about alternative investments.

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Introduction to Alternative Investments

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An Introduction to Private Equity Secondaries

Secondaries consist of private markets investments that transact in the secondary market. They have evolved into a diversified $130-billion-a-year market.

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An Introduction To The World Of Structured Solutions

Structured notes are debt securities that feature an exposure to an underlying asset class, such as equities, currencies or commodities.

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What are the Alternatives?

Alternative assets fall outside traditional equity and bonds. Alt investments almost tripled over the last decade and could grow to over $23.2 trillion by 2026.

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Beyond Hedging

Hedge funds are private, actively managed, pooled investment vehicles. They reached $4.3 trillion in 2021 and could grow to over $5 trillion by 2026.

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Giving Credit to Private Debt

Private debt (or private credit) refers to loans that are privately negotiated between two parties as opposed to traditional syndicated loans or bonds issues.

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Private Equity is No Longer a Secret

Private equity is investing in a privately owned company rather than owning shares in a public company. It is the largest alternative asset class.

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Seeking to Invest in the Real Economy

Real assets are physical assets that include infrastructure and natural resources and can also include real estate.

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The Real Thing

Real estate is tangible property consisting of land, buildings and related structures. Assets under management (AUM) grew to $1.3 trillion at the end of 2021.

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Structured Solutions, Explained

Structured solutions are increasing in popularity due to rising inflation, but that doesn’t mean they’re for everyone.

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