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Private equity funds are the second most preferred asset class for India’s super rich
Over 66% of India’s super-rich have increased their investment in private equity funds in the past one year, says a Knight Frank report.
by Team Cafemutual Mar 12, 2018
Ultra HNIs fall in love with alternative assets
In just four years, allocation is up from 4% to 14% of total corpus.
by Padmaja Choudhury Feb 24, 2018
‘Critics don't change the world. Innovators do’
Change of any kind creates an opportunity for innovation in an industry.
by Radhika Gupta Feb 17, 2018
Demand for private equity and debt funds on the rise
AUM of private equity and debt funds has doubled over last one year.
by Padmaja Choudhury Feb 9, 2018
Domestic fund managers should be allowed to manage AIFs headquartered in IFSC
If implemented, this will help fund houses managing AIFs attract foreign investors.
by Team Cafemutual Jan 20, 2018
SEBI seeks relaxation in tax norms for hedge funds
The regulator wants unit based taxation for hedge funds.
by Team Cafemutual Jan 16, 2018
Now REITs and InvITs can issue bonds
Investors have to see if such bonds offer attractive yields with good credit ratings.
by Padmaja Choudhury Dec 30, 2017
Abc of hedge funds
Often Category-III AIFs are often synonymous with hedge funds, but in practice, there are two kinds of Category-III funds – long only funds and pure hedge funds.
by Rosevina Gonsalves Dec 1, 2017
AIFs see massive demand: commitment crosses a trillion
Private equity and debt funds account for 60% of the total size of the AIF industry.
by Padmaja Choudhury Nov 9, 2017
Demystifying myths associated with HNIs and UHNIs
Word-of-mouth reference, reputation, and personal introductions are key to affluent marketing.
by Rosevina Gonsalves Nov 4, 2017
How AIF fund managers generate alpha from short selling
AIFs regularly employ long/short strategies to capitalise upon opportunities on the short side.
by Edelweiss Feature Oct 27, 2017
SEBI asks hedge fund managers to share their investment details in commodity derivatives
In June, the market regulator had allowed hedge funds to invest in commodity derivatives.
by Team Cafemutual Oct 3, 2017
What’s the new flavour with wealth managers?
HNIs need complex financial products such as alternative investments, structured products and artwork.
by Rosevina Gonsalves Sep 28, 2017
How Alternative Investments help in managing portfolio risk
Alternative investments can be a good way to diversify portfolio risk.
by Edelweiss Feature Sep 26, 2017
Five common alternative investments for your HNI clients
Investing in AIFs has the benefits of risk mitigation and ease of investing.
by Edelweiss Feature Sep 21, 2017