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Private equity players breach the final frontier: Space investment

The “NewSpace” field has opened up in the wake of government entities pulling back their spaceflight programs across the world, which has given rise to a whole new class of Infrastructure-as-a-Service investment opportunities.

James Dunn | 10th Apr 2024 | More
Defensive ‘alt stars’: 5 funds outperforming over 3 years

In this column we take a closer look at the best performing funds in some of the most popular asset classes, with the aim of providing insight and support for those seeking to build more resilient portfolios. This week, we take a closer look at liquid alternatives.

Will Arnost | 12th Dec 2023 | More
‘Open-mindedness’ key in the era of correlated bonds and equities

The prevailing market dynamic has changed, with inflation fanning volatility and bonds no longer providing diversification ballast against equities. Active managers that have been employing alternatives for years are well placed to accommodate the new paradigm.

Tahn Sharpe | 26th Oct 2023 | More
  • HMC Capital eyes $10b AUM by 2025 with new funds, new pipelines

    David Di Pilla’s group made its bones flipping unloved real assets into a sprawling network of essential retail centres. Now HMC Capital is leaning into its public/private hybrid style of management and eyeing off investment in a host of sectors.

    Tahn Sharpe | 7th Aug 2023 | More
    Art investment in SMSFs ‘not easily done’, but trustees backing their taste

    With almost $600 million worth of SMSF assets held in art – up 54 per cent since 2016 – the original alternative investment is seeing a significant resurgence in popularity.

    James Dunn | 19th Jun 2023 | More
    Crypto in the shade as ledger technology applications take centre stage: Invesco

    Cryptocurrencies may take up most of the headlines, Invesco says, but the real investment potential lies in the technology and the trading platforms behind them – despite the shocking FTX blowup.

    Tahn Sharpe | 11th May 2023 | More
  • Infrastructure assets gaining popularity as investors look to hedge inflation

    Infrastructure assets have been gaining investor interest due to their inflation hedging properties in recent times.

    Ishan Dan | 20th Sep 2022 | More
    Private equity and the liquidity boon for advisers

    The four pillars of private equity investment all bring unique characteristics to the table.

    Ishan Dan | 22nd Aug 2022 | More
  • ‘Whole portfolio liquidity’ takes on the alternatives challenge

    Alternatives don’t have to be African coal mines; in many cases they’re just normal assets like equity or business loans wrapped up in a private market structure.

    Drew Meredith | 22nd Aug 2022 | More
    ‘If we have to, we’ll drive the bus’: Putting money to work in the dislocation

    HMC Capital sees “fantastic opportunities” in current market dislocation.

    Staff Writer | 18th Aug 2022 | More