With traditional stock markets offering robust gains in 2017 and looking poised to continue their attractiveness in 2018, investors need strong persuasion to shift their equity allocations elsewhere. Enter the latest media darling: cryptocurrencies. The alternatives news feeds are awash in stories extolling the meteoric rise of cryptocurrency values and the new funds forming to attract investors to this hyper space

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The hedge fund, private equity and alternative asset industries will be impacted by a number of tax provisions from the final tax reform bill called the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” that was signed into law by the president on Dec. 22, 2017. Provisions will affect carried interest, general tax rates, compensation, like-kind exchanges and more. This article is intended to provide a high-level summary of some of the key provisions of the act

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To help everyone out a little bit, I thought I’d use my 11+ years in the emerging and diverse manager space to create a handy-dandy checklist to determine whether or not a fund may be emerging. After all, it seemed like a great project for a winter weekend when 0.5 inches of snow has me pinned inside the house like the Southerner I am

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Interest in cryptocurrency funds is surging, but the area is new, complex, and unique. Uncertainty about trading, compliance, valuation, custody, and taxation of digital assets abounds – listen to the podcast

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