CAIS Platform manager Avenue Capital Group to provide insights during CAIS' exclusive alts track at SALT NY
NEW YORK, NY, September 7th, 2021 - CAIS, the leading alternative investment platform, today announced that Avenue Capital Group (“Avenue”) will be participating in the CAIS Alternative Investments Track at SALT NY. Avenue is a global alternative investment manager with more than $11.6 billion in AUM.
“The CAIS Platform has brought us scale and access to an engaged financial advisor community, enabling us to grow and diversify our shareholder base,” said Marc Lasry, Chairman, CEO, & Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group, which has established investment funds focused on distressed and undervalued debt and equity opportunities.
The alternative investments track will feature insights from Marc Lasry, Chairman, CEO, & Co-Founder of Avenue Capital and other top-tier managers and investors in several panels including a credit discussion, ‘From Boom to Bust: The Rapid Acceleration of Dislocation.’ Within the alts track, advisors will have the opportunity to earn continuing education credits for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Institute of Management Accounts (CIMA) certification programs.
“Avenue is aligned with our mission to empower financial advisors with the knowledge they need to allocate to alternative investments,” said Matt Brown, Founder and CEO of CAIS. “We are pleased to welcome Avenue to participate in our exclusive alternative investments track at SALT NY.”
About Avenue Capital Group
Avenue Capital Group is a global investment firm that focuses on private and public debt, equity and real estate markets in Europe, the U.S. and Asia. As of July 31, 2021, Avenue manages assets estimated to be approximately $11.6 billion on behalf of a sophisticated global base of institutional investors including pension funds, family offices, foundations, insurance companies and sovereign wealth funds. Avenue was founded in 1995. For more information, visit https://www.avenuecapital.com.
CAIS is the pioneer in democratizing access to and education about alternative investments for independent financial advisors, empowering them to engage and transact with leading asset managers on a massive scale. CAIS delivers industry-leading technology, operational efficiency, and world-class client service throughout the pre-trade, trade, and post-trade experience.
CAIS provides advisors with a broad selection of alternative investment strategies, including hedge funds, private equity, private debt, real estate, digital assets, and structured notes, allowing them to capitalize on opportunities and withstand ever-changing markets. CAIS also helps advisors create custom fund vehicles around ideas they source
As an extension of the platform, CAIS delivers an on-demand, online learning experience, CAIS IQ, which is designed exclusively to help advisors deepen their knowledge and increase their confidence in alternative investment strategies.
Most funds listed on the CAIS Marketplace undergo Mercer's independent due diligence and ongoing monitoring. CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and integrated reporting with the leading US custodians and reporting providers, which makes investing in alternatives simpler.
Founded in 2009, CAIS, a fintech leader, supports over 32,000 advisors who oversee more than $4 trillion in network assets. Since its inception, CAIS has facilitated over $25 billion in transaction volume. CAIS has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, and London. For more information about CAIS, please visit www.caisgroup.com.
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