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Alternative Assets

Highly valuable assets that are not usually found in a portfolio. Examples include rare coins and stamps, artwork, a Babe Ruth rookie card, and so forth. Alternative assets are usually less liquid than other assets because they are more difficult to sell and are often highly expensive. However, one may add alternative assets to a portfolio because they tend to maintain their values when the rest of the market is performing poorly. An alternative asset may aid in portfolio diversification. Some banks charge an additional fee to store alternative assets because of their sensitive nature. See also: Christie's.
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In the lead up to it, the global alternative asset management industry is expected to experience a period of transformation as players calibrate their business and operations and make technology a top investment priority.
NEW YORK, June 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In Alternative Asset Management in 2020: Fast Forward to Centre Stage, a new report released today, PwC predicts global alternative assets will increase to US$15.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the US has warned of the dangers of banks and alternative asset managers working together to do risky deals.
com)-- FinServ Consulting, an independent provider of business consulting, systems development and integration services to alternative asset managers and their service providers deepened its sales and marketing capabilities with their most recent hire.
Software for alternative asset market enhanced to support LPs
We're hearing a lot about alternative asset funds in the variable annuity space lately, and in the mutual fund world generally.
The firm is an alternative asset manager that specializes in niche opportunities (as opposed to macro trends).
NEW YORK -- Today, Fitch Ratings released an industry report on Alternative Asset Managers.
Taliance's innovative software solution suite, GlobalAsset, complements the technology infrastructure of alternative asset investment firms through real-time, dynamic forecasting, scenario modeling, and consolidated analytics capability for the front and middle office.
Leading global bank Citi (NYSE: C) has surpassed USD500bn in alternative assets under administration, affirming its leadership as one of the largest fund administrators in the alternative asset management industry.
That means that when a traditional asset like stocks is declining, an alternative asset like gold or managed futures may be rising.
SAN FRANCISCO -- PENSCO Trust Company, an alternative asset custodian that simplifies the administration of complex investments, today announced a new program to help individual investors and financial advisors whose bank or brokerage will no longer hold alternative assets in their retirement account.
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