Alternatives

Don’t Fear Illiquidity (Embrace It!)

Don’t Fear Illiquidity (Embrace It!)

by Alexander Chaloff
Illiquid alternatives are investments that are not easily traded or exchanged and where investors do not have access to their capital for years. In fact, some alternatives hold investors’ capital for as long as a decade. That’s one of the reasons some investors shy away from them. The long lock-up worries investors, especially when the markets turn down. But is that fear justified? In a word: No. Illiquidity should not be feared—for three reasons.

Alternatives, Asset Allocation


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The Staying Power of Commercial Real Estate

The Staying Power of Commercial Real Estate

by Greg Young
The US is approaching the longest economic recovery in history, and some investors are worried that a slowdown is on the horizon and the commercial real estate cycle is nearing an end. We agree that an economic slowdown will happen at some point, but think that it matters less for long-term investors in private commercial real estate.

Alternatives, Real Estate


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