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Colm Walsh, ICG Enterprise Trust

Private View Blog: Investors must look beyond public markets to achieve true diversification

Access to private markets is being increasingly democratised for individuals and family offices, but many are not yet taking advantage

Vincent Nobel, Federated Hermes

Real estate feels impact of interest rates and inflation

Listed real estate funds have been hammered by rising rates although property is attracting attention as a hedge against inflation

Francois Savary, Prime Partners

Can alternatives protect portfolios from twin threats of recession and inflation?

Portfolios held by the world's wealthiest families are increasing investments into real assets, meaning private banks must develop the necessary expertise to meet this growing demand

Charlotte Thorne, Capital Generation Partners

Private View Blog: Why direct investing is the wrong approach for most private equity investors

Direct investing is not easy to do well and most investors looking to access private equity markets would be better off taking the fund approach, argues CapGen’s Charlotte Thorne

Nicolas Roth, REYL & Cie

Private View Blog: Private markets are not a panacea for yield-starved investors

Private markets may be becoming more mainstream but would-be investors must be aware of what they would be getting into

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It is wise to be wary of the buyout ‘Barbarians’

Private equity was once seen as the domain of aggressive raiders, but now has a cloak of respectability with private banks recommending clients boost allocations. They should do so with their eyes wide open

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Hunger for alternatives skyrockets

Low interest rates and loose monetary policy have led to increasing appetite for alternative assets among yield-hungry private clients

Zsolt Kohalmi, Pictet Alternative Advisors

Real estate bulls buy into Covid recovery

As economies gradually open up, investors have shown faith in those parts of the real estate markets which should do well in the ‘new normal’  

Cristina Alcaide, Pinebridge Investments

Private equity takes big steps towards embracing sustainability

Larger private equity firms have gone a long way towards incorporating ESG into their strategies, although the smaller players still lag behind

Matthias Schulthess

Wealth industry adjusts to meet family clients' growing appetite for alternatives

With private equity the asset class of choice for the wealthiest clients, private banks are having to boost their internal skillsets

THE GREAT DEBATE: CRYPTOCURRENCIES IN THE BALANCE

Anders Kvamme Jensen, founder of the AKJ global brokerage and digital asset specialist, goes head to head with Max Thowless-Reeves, chief investment officer of Sorbus Partners private office, discussing technology, tokens and tradable electronic currencies, in a debate refereed by PWM's Yuri Bender.

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