Unicorn Strategic Partners (UnicornSP), a distribution partner to asset managers, and iCapital, a global fintech platform driving access to alternative investments for the wealth management industry, have formed a partnership to distribute private market and hedge fund investments to financial advisors in Latin America and intermediaries in the US servicing non-resident LATAM clients.
UnicornSP will serve as a local distribution partner and product specialist introducing funds available on the iCapital flagship platform to wealth managers in the region. To ensure comprehensive market coverage, UnicornSP will add new senior hires fully dedicated to private markets to its teams in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Uruguay, and the United States. To best serve its clients, iCapital will provide UnicornSP with product support through its in-house research and diligence team, and a bespoke suite of educational tools.
UnicornSP services clients including private banks, broker-dealers, registered independent advisors, multi-family offices, and external asset managers across the Latin American markets and financial intermediaries in the US servicing non-resident LATAM clients. Launched in 2017, UnicornSP is a leading fund distribution specialist in the region, offering comprehensive strategies and diverse investment solutions.
iCapital and UnicornSP see significant demand for private market and hedge fund investments in LATAM alongside a desire for comprehensive educational support.