Pagaya’s Junior Talent Program

Two years ago, Pagaya launched the Junior Talent Program, a post-high school internship program intended for excellent students with interest and experience in computer science. These highly-skilled students work at Pagaya prior to their IDF recruitment. A successful pilot program with our first cohort had an extremely positive impact on both the participants and the

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Pagaya Makes History with $200 Million Consumer Credit ABS

We are thrilled to share we closed a historic $200 million consumer credit ABS last month, bringing our total issuance to over $1 billion in a year and a half. Our unique use of machine learning paired with financial expertise makes it possible to consistently deliver low-risk, high-yield investment opportunities for institutional investors even during extreme

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Consumer Credit Resists Volatility: Key is Positioning

Highlights: Three key indicators that determine an individual’s sensitivity to job loss due to the outbreak of Covid-19 are geography, industry and income US government actions demonstrate that there is a coordinated effort to shield the US consumer Pagaya working closely with lenders to make sure that any borrowers faced by hardship can receive relief

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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

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Risk Review: Equities

Introduction The Noah Rule: Predicting rain doesn’t count; building arks do Warren Buffet coined this phrase in his 2001 shareholder letter following one of Berkshire Hathaway’s worst-performing years (mainly due to insurance payouts as a result of the attacks of 9/11). The Oracle of Omaha’s metaphor strikes a chord for many asset managers who bearthe

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Beyond the Obvious: USD 13.1 Trillion Consumer Credit Market

Conventional wisdom blends commonplace ideas and expert opinions and turns them into accepted truth. But conventional wisdom is not always right.  Remember these so-called bits of wisdom—Stocks are risky. Work hard and beat the market. And you can never go wrong with real estate. In the digital era, we coexist in the throes of disruption, which

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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

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Pagaya achieved $1.2B Assets Under Management , Announces $200MM ABS

NEW YORK & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pagaya, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) investment manager, today announced the closing of its fifth capital markets transaction this year. This latest transaction closed at $200 million and brings Pagaya’s total assets under management (AUM) to over $1.2 billion. It has been a banner year for Pagaya: The firm

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Why Alternative credit represents an attractive asset class for pension funds

As the new decade approaches, pension plan executives are developing new strategies to drive growth. Plan managers are finding new ways to grow capital with investments in alternative credit. This often ignored, but valuable, asset class represents “an overall investable universe of over $4 trillion in size today” according to research from Ares Market Insights. 

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The Rising Appeal of Alternative Credit: How to Avoid Common Investment Strategies in Uncommon Markets

If you’re a non-traditional investor—or want to be—you can act right now to preserve capital, earn an attractive return, manage risk, and position yourself and your firm to take advantage of higher risk premiums. Too good to be true?    In this post, we lay the groundwork for investing in alternative credit markets.  As we know, alternative investments typically

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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

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Would You Let Artificial Intelligence Manage Your Investments?

Watch Gal Krubiner, our CEO and Co-Founder talk to Tim Stenovec and Kristen Scholer from cheddar about using artificial intelligence to disrupt asset management, has just established the second-ever $100 million asset-backed security to be fully managed by A.I. Gal Krubiner, Pagaya’s CEO and Co-Founder, joined Cheddar to discuss the future of asset management and Pagaya’s place in it. Pagaya Surpasses

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Pagaya Surpasses $500MM in Consumer ABS Issuance

Pagaya announces its first $200MM deal in PAID 2019-3, their largest to date Pagaya, a global financial technology company using artificial intelligence (AI) to reshape asset management, today announced the closing of a consumer credit asset-backed security (ABS) at $200 million. The ABS, like the three before it, will be actively managed by Pagaya’s AI.

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The Pagaya Triangle

Branding and logos are important as they support the ethos of the business. In the asset management space, conservatism prevails in more ways than one. Logos and branding in the asset management space are designed to have longevity through decades as long-term customer retention is important to the stability and longevity of the firm. Given

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Pagaya Investments Proud to Sponsor ABS East

We are excited to announce Pagaya Investments has signed-on as a sponsor of the ABS East Conference in Miami, FL to be held on September 22-24, 2019. As an innovator in the asset management space, Pagaya has demonstrated the opportunities created by using AI to create innovative investment products. With $750 million in assets under

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