P2P lending, investing in online invoices and crowdfunding - the Alternative Finance space is growing at a phenomenal rate with 2014 likely to be the biggest year yet for investors!
Every week seems to bring new opportunities (and talk of tax breaks!) and that means that professional advisers and investment managers need to understand the true scale of opportunity represented by this disruptive sector.
What are the likely returns from lending to businesses and consumers through P2P platforms?
Can investment managers construct short duration diversified portfolios of invoice based investments?
Can crowdfunding opportunities sit alongside EIS structures and venture capital?
Which platforms will be tomorrow's dominant brands and how can I invest in them?
AltFi aims to answer all of these questions and much more! We'll feature all the major platforms from Europe as well as some of the biggest VC and PE investors in this fast growing, disruptive space.
Platforms speaking at the event will include Prosper, Zopa, Ratesetter, Funding Circle, RebuildingSociety, Market Invoice, Platform Black, Crowdcube, Trustbuddy and many more! We've also got nearly all the major investors and advisers to the platforms including P2P Capital Solutions, GLI Finance and Liberum.
Our exclusive audience of industry leaders and sector investors includes nearly all the major platforms in Europe, key venture capitalists, private equity firms and leading wealth sector investors looking to put money onto these new platforms.
It's the definitive European event for this fast growing sector, with a focus towards investors, investment opportunities and business development for the sector.
Fri, 28/08/2015 - 15:27
In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »
Sun, 09/08/2015 - 10:45
The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »
Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00
Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »
Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52
The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »
Thu, 02/07/2015 - 15:51
A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm. ... »
Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:48
Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review. ... »
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