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2020: Preparing for a Year of Uncertainty

After a turbulent year dominated by the U.S.-China trade conflict, a global economic slowdown, U.S. recession fears, and Brexit uncertainty, 2019 finished with a bang, with nearly every type of investor seeing great returns.  Looking ahead to 2020, continued growth should keep the risk of recession low, but political risks still remain, in particular from … Read more

An alternative to alternatives for Family Offices

As interest rates remain at historic lows, Family Office Managers need to discover new ways to produce consistent returns that are uncorrelated to the broader equity market. Managers are finding new ways to grow capital with investments in alternative investments in general and alternative credit in particular. This often ignored, but valuable, asset class represents … Read more

Pagaya strategy – a smart way for institutional investors to invest in consumer credit.

Consumer credit does not go out of style.  In August, the consumer credit market increased at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5-1/4 percent.[1]  Consumer credit has expanded from $7.1 trillion 15 years ago to $13.1 trillion today. Within the consumer credit market,  marketplace lending platforms (MLP) have had particularly much momentum lately as consumers appreciate … Read more