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Investing in real estate like this multi-family dwelling, Bankrate found, is more popular than betting on the stock market

Survey Says: Investing in Real Estate Market Still the Popular Choice Among Americans

Americans favor investing in real estate over stocks and other asset classes. What makes the current real estate market so popular? 

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Cranes fly over a sunset, representing the desire for Limited Partners to find an exit strategy before General Partners are ready to sell up

The Delayed PE Exit Strategy – What’s a Limited Partner to Do?

Private equity firms are focusing less on exit strategy and more on creating value to satisfy their LPs. Today’s investment horizon is longer than ever.

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Baseball card investing, as shown by this baseball stamp, is a great example of tangible assets.

Home Run Hobby? Baseball Card Investing Still Brings Cash for Collectors

Baseball Card Investing by Livestream? Analog Investments Show Virtual Appeal Can you imagine making a small $20 investment in a case of baseball cards, watching a livestream of someone else unwrapping each packet, and hoping your number comes up? “Breaking,” the term for collectively witnessing the opening of baseball card packs, is the post-modern method […]

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man dangles over Wall Street, asking himself What is a hedge fund?

90 Second Lesson: What is a Hedge Fund? 

Hedge funds differ greatly from private equity funds with regard to asset class, compensation, liquidity and other factors. So, what is a hedge fund?

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Big Ben and London Bridge, symbolizing LIBOR's replacement, SOFR

90 Second Lesson: What is the LIBOR Replacement, SOFR?

Manipulated rates and fewer active markets have made LIBOR unsustainable, leading to a LIBOR replacement known as SOFR. Learn how LIBOR and SOFR compare.

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Holding money, representing the concept of carried interest

90 Second Lesson – Fees and Carried Interest: Private Equity Sponsor Compensation

The distribution waterfall for private equity funds is generous to fund sponsors: after fees and carried interest, private equity compensation is over 20%.

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Party in a swank office building, like those you'll find private equity fund managers populating.

90 Second Lesson – Private Equity Sponsor v. Private Equity Fund

How is private equity structured? The PE industry includes private equity sponsors and financial sponsors who manage private equity funds. 

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The Advantages of Franchising (and Some Disadvantages)

The advantages of franchising can make it an extremely attractive model, but it also has its challenges. How will you know if it’s right for you?

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Private Equity investment

An Initiation Into Private Equity Funds

Most people are familiar with the concept of a stock exchange and publicly traded shares of companies that are listed there. But the private equity market is less well-understood.

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Investing in Hollywood

Ready, Set, Action: Investing in Film Under a Smarter Lens

Investing in Hollywood diversifies a portfolio for investors who deem it “worth the risk,” with the potential for venture capital-style returns.

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