Updated Monday, October 20, 2014 as of 12:33 AM ET
New M&A Entry Using Alternatives to Woo RIAs
Aequitas Capital is hoping to woo advisors with an unusual but potentially potent pitch: its expertise in alternative investments.
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Before advisors recommend the increasingly popular hedged investment strategy, they better know the basics. more »
The profitability of alts for investment managers and product originators promises that the deluge of alternative investment opportunities will continue. more »
Some research shows that alternatives have as much chance of hurting performance as helping. With so many new products available, how can advisors ensure that they're picking the right ones? more »
Alternative investments have been growing rapidly in popularity in recent years as new funds have been mushrooming and money has been flowing in. Andy Saperstein, Morgan Stanley’s head of investment products and services, explains the wirehouse’s history of working with alts and Morgan’s current approach to leveraging them in client portfolios. more »
Schorsch makes big changes to the firm's executive team with a new CEO as well as the hiring of longtime LPL exec Bill Dwyer. more »
High-net-worth women are savvier about alternative investment choices than their male counterparts, says a study by New York Life MainStay Investments. more »
How to avoid investment bubbles; Real estate's rebound retracts; Warning signs of a 20% tumble in the market more »
"Smart beta" ETFs are attracting funds from both active managers and passive indexes. more »
Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management, in partnership with CAIA, will now require its employees in its retail distribution arm to enroll in CAIA's fundamentals of alternative investment certification program. more »
After making recent waves with retail acquisitions, Nicholas Schorsch's RCS Capital Holdings is adding its first wholesaling broker-dealer to a growing portfolio. more »
Alternative investments are reaching a much broader swath of investors. As a result, financial advisors are increasingly bombarded with questions from curious clients. Early adopters are in a position to answer these queries, but for the uninitiated advisor -- it's time to get up to speed. more »
Alternative mutual funds will be examined by the SEC to assess whether managers are complying with leverage and liquidity rules. more »
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