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The Art Of The Rebound? Bill Miller Erases 2018 Losses In Epic Way
January 24th 2020 Bill Miller is a hedge fund manager who left his post as Legg Mason’s Chairman and Chief Investment Officer to start his own fund calle…
Blackstone Is Worried About Market Pullbacks
January 23rd 2020
A Good Problem To Have? Private Equity Industry Flush With Cash
January 23rd 2020
Ray Dalio Hates Cash, Loves China’s Transition From Pure Communism
January 22nd 2020
Here’s Why Money Managers Are Financing Global Trade
January 22nd 2020
Carlyle Group’s Rubenstein Talks Recession, Trade Deal Signing From Davos
January 21st 2020

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Tesla Stock Price Makes Another Big Push, Finally Hits $100 Billion Valuation
January 23rd 2020
Here’s Why IBM Stock Price Gapped Higher
January 23rd 2020
USD/CAD Price Skyrockets Over $1.31 On Dovish Bank Of Canada Statement
January 22nd 2020
Novavax Stock Price Erupts 70% On A New Vaccine
January 22nd 2020
Here’s Why Beyond Meat Stock Trades 60% Higher In 2020
January 21st 2020
Cardano Can Gain 20% In February
January 21st 2020
Why Are Oil Prices Falling to Rally on Libya Tensions?
January 20th 2020
Why I Wouldn’t Invest in Bitcoin SV Right Now
January 19th 2020

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Alternative Investments are special types of investments that don’t fall on traditional asset classes of stocks, bonds, or cash. These forms of investments are mostly held by institutional investors and include private equity or venture capital firms and hedge funds. Being aware of the various alternative investments, how to invest in them is a sure way of diversifying an investment portfolio.

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More of the latest alternate news

Party Like It’s 1999? Paul Tudor Jones Says Bull Run Has Plenty Of Momentum

The world’s elite descended to Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum. Speaking from the sidelines of the event, hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones explained on CNBC why the current stock market environment is similar to what was seen in 1999. First The Bad The end of the 20th century saw a melt-up in stocks, particularly in the tech sector. However, investors were forced to learn quickly that what goes up must come down. The sto…

Sustainability A New Focus Among Elite Companies

If future generations are asked to pinpoint a time when the corporate universe took climate change seriously, it would likely be this week. Within the span of a few days, the world’s largest investment firm and one of the world’s most valuable companies each announced new sustainability goals. BlackRock: ‘Fundamental Reshaping Of Finance’ BlackRock, the world’s investment management company with around $7 trillion in assets, said in a public lett…

Far Point Acquisition CEO Explains SPAC And Recent Dealmaking

Far Point Acquisition said Thursday it will acquire Swiss payments company Global Blue in a $2.6 billion deal, including debt. Following the acquisition announcement, Far Point CEO Tom Farley was interviewed on “Bloomberg Markets” to better explain the deal and its advantages. What Is Far Point And Global Blue Far Point Acquisition is a “Special Purpose Acquisition Company” (SPAC) whose sole purpose is to oversee a merger, share exchange, or simi…

Private equity investors and hedge funds to expand resources allocated for alternative data compliance

According to Corgentum Survey, private equity investors and hedge funds have pledged to expand on the resources directed at ensuring alternative data compliance. Almost 83 private equity investors and hedge funds have partnered to allocate more resources to the meticulous evaluation of compliance procedures. The evaluations are expected to focus on the use of research by the alternative investment managers that are conducted by third-parties incl…

Siguler Guff’s Small Buyout Opportunities Fund IV closes at a better than expected $1.575 billion

A multi-strategy firm that deals in private equity investments, Siguler Guff, manages assets worth more than $14 billion. On Tuesday, the firm declared that it has successfully raised funds for its Small Buyout Opportunities Fund IV. It was expected that Fund IV would close at $1.25 billion. However, it exceeded expectations and collected funds amounting to $1.575 billion in six months. The re-up rate climbed over 90 percent that represented…

Denham Capital pledges $250 million investment in Ceiba Energy

Denham Capital is a leading private equity firm focusing on the energy niche that is now investing $250 million in Ceiba Energy- a Latin American entity that employs power generation assets. The investment is in line with Denham Capital’s investment pattern in renewable and natural-gas power generation assets mainly in the Latin American region. The partnership banks on 80 years of management experience that Ceiba Energy is bringing to the…

Manulife Investment Management commits $1.5 billion to Manulife Private Equity Partners (MPEP)

As per the recent announcement from Manulife Investment Management (Manulife), it has committed around $1.5 billion to Manulife Private Equity Partners (MPEP). Manulife Investment Management is known to work diligently towards offering specialized solutions for asset management to global investors. MPEP is Manulife’s Private Market’s Group’s first fund of funds product. Manulife Used Its Existing Funds Portfolio To Seed The Fund In order to seed…

NovaQuest Capital Management partners with TripleTree Capital Partners and Frist Cressy Ventures to invest in Informed DNA

A private investment company in the healthcare and life sciences niche, NovaQuest Capital Management, recently announced its sizeable investment in Informed DNA. Informed DNA is a popular name in the league of the genetics services provider. In order to raise sufficient investment that can effectively fuel the growth of Informed DNA, NovaQuest partnered with two other firms, Frist Cressy Ventures, and TripleTree Capital Partners. The announcement…

Slayback Pharma raises $50 funding from the Everstone Group

SlayBack Pharmaceuticals has a wide and diverse variety of pharmaceutical products- both generic and specialized solutions. In order to accelerate growth and continue diversification, the company has successfully raised $50 million in funding from the Everstone Group. Private Equity’s managing directors Arjun Oberoi and Puncham Mukim will also be a part of SlayBack Pharma’s Board of Directors following the deal. Initially, KKR invested $60…

BGF hits the £2 billion investment milestone with a massive £59 million invested in the past 12 months

BGF seems to be on an investment spree with its North West team having invested a total of £311 million in the region. The investment is spread through 34 different businesses. As per the recent news, a massive £59 million of the total investment has been made in a short period of past 12 months. An Insight Into BGF’s Recent Investments BGF’s recent investments include Orbital Education (international schools group), Planixs (FinTech company), an…

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