Anthony Johnson

alternative investment india

Investors in India are putting more and more cash into alternative investments, according to a new report from Preqin. There is now some US$43bn invested across a range of alternative asset classes in the country. These include private equity, hedge funds, private debt, real estate, venture capital and infrastructure. Although

female investor alternative 2018

Focusing on actual returns and investing in obscure asset classes could help alternative investors do well in 2018, according to a recent article written by an industry expert. Writing for Business Insider, Peter Douglas, a director at the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) Foundation, has set out his five

Climate change affecting investgment

Sustainability is going to play an increasingly important role in the future of investments, according to a recent report on the outlook of sustainable investments in 2018. In the Schroders Sustainability Outlook 2018 report, Global Head of Stewardship at the asset management firm, Jessica Ground, said that challenges presented by the impact

Investing in commodities continues to be a wise decision for 2018, according to investment bank Goldman Sachs, which has been flying the flag for the alternative asset class for some time now. The overriding reason for the bank’s bullishness is its prediction that commodity prices will continue to rise in

biomass projects

Private investment could hold the key to closing the gap between the amount of cash needed to help control climate change and the amount actually available. This is according to the CEO of a leading conservation organisation, who has written a piece on the subject for Forbes and the Huffington

private equity

The growing technology industry is creating new opportunities for lucrative private investments and a new breed of trust is allowing more liquid investments to take place. This is according to several high-profile asset managers as quoted in a recent Financial Times article on the topic. Private equity investments in unquoted

forestry south america

The global impact fund TriLinc recently announced an additional £13 million investment in term loans and trade finance facilities to companies, including timber businesses, operating in Latin America. This will bring the total for financing commitments as of October 31st to £293 million worth of business expansion and socioeconomic developments

art a top alternative investment

Could fine art be the next alternatives market to truly take off? According to Deloitte’s fifth Art & Finance Report, it might well be, after forecasting that rich investors will spend $2.7 trillion (£2.1 trillion). Deloitte’s report polled 69 private banks – including 27 family offices – as well as

London city commercial property

Commercial real estate investment in the City of London is set to match or surpass the £12.6 billion record set in 2014, according to new figures released by Savills. The global real estate giant has revealed that property investment in the Square Mile for the first three quarters of 2017

Amazon Forest

Amazon conservation groups have begun celebrations after the Brazilian government announced that it will reverse its plans to open up large areas of the rainforest to mining companies. President Michel Temer caused uproar in August when he first announced the plans to remove the reserve status of the Renca region,