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13 Jul 2023

Global investors holding $70 trillion in wealth are the biggest underserved candidates for private alternative assets.

Global investors holding $70 trillion in wealth are the biggest underserved candidates for private alternative assets. At a glance: -> Many wealthy investors want to increase their holdings of private alternative assets, with between $8 trillion and $12 trillion in household funds available for such assets. private equity firms and asset and wealth managers are eager to expand their business with individuals. -> For this market to thrive, the current model must evolve into a robust digital system that can efficiently support individual investors at scale. -> Five business archetypes are emerging to overcome the current barriers of high administrative costs, illiquidity, a difficult collateral process for lending, and high minimum investment size. -> The largest wealth and asset managers will likely catalyze developments and can seize a first-mover advantage. Other firms can thrive as challengers or fast followers. Find out more in the Bain & Company research note attached. Grégory Garnier Sound: Bain & Company

6 Jan 2023

BlackRock halts withdrawals from $4.2 billion U.K. property fund

BlackRock has suspended withdrawal requests from investors in its £3.5 billion ($4.2 billion) U.K. property fund, in a move that highlights the sector's ongoing challenges when markets are volatile. The world's largest asset manager told clients in the BlackRock UK Property Fund in the past few days that it will defer redemption requests made at the end of September 2022 and due around now, according to a person familiar with the matter.

8 Nov 2022

Private stress becomes public

5 of 6 private market fund categories (tracked by ⁦@Burgiss⁩) registered negative net commitments in 3Q22 (investors had to put more money in than came back as returns); buyout funds w/ largest gap at -$7.7B, most since 2Q20. Source: Bloomberg, Liz Ann Sonders

17 Aug 2022

#Samsung posts upbeat #earnings ! #stocks #trading #markets #Nasdaq #trending

Samsung reported better than expected revenue, signaling tech earnings may not be as bad as some feared about weakening demand and a rise in material costs. Investors are slowly shifting toward the view that the economic slow down may not be as painful as thoughts a few weeks earlier and there are increasing signs that inflation should ease in the medium term.


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