Alternative Investment Services

What Is an Alternative Investment?

  • An alternative investment is a financial asset that does not fall into one of the conventional equity/income/cash categories.
  • investor, a company, or an institution.
  • While traditionally aimed at institutional or accredited investors, alternative investments have become feasible to retail investors via alternative funds, ETFs and mutual funds.
  • Private equity or venture capital, hedge funds, real property, commodities, and tangible assets are all examples of alternative investments.

Pro’s and Con’s of Alternative Investments:

  • With many alternative investments you get to keep more of your profit because of direct ownership.
  • Low correlation concerning financial products such as bonds and stocks.
  • Avoid the volatility of public investments. Plus, your investment is also typically backed by a real asset.
  • You can invest in private alternatives with qualified retirement funds, such as a 401K or IRA.
  • It might prove to be difficult for determining the assets current market value.
  • Expenses involving sales and purchase might be relatively high.
  • A detailed investment analysis might be needed before buying.
  • Investments are generally tied to an asset and to liquidate an investment requires liquidating the asset.

List Of Alternative Investments

Private Equity : Is composed of funds and investors that directly invest in private companies : limited partnership, private company stock or debt, hedge funds.

Real Estate : Physical property – Residential or Commercial and Raw land or plots, REITs etc. companies : limited partnership, private company stock or debt, hedge funds.

Commodities : Natural resources: precious and industrial metals, oil, natural gas and foodstuffs etc.

Collectibles : Tangible Assets whose value can increase over time: art and antiques jewelry, coins and stamps, vintage wine, books etc.

Derivatives : Contract between 2 or more parties that’s built on the changing value of underlying financial assets options, futures contracts swaps, bonds & commodities.


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