Sunday, 29 March 2015
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Mar 23 2007 | 11:53am ET
KPMG has consolidated its hedge fund, real estate and infrastructure businesses into one unit dubbed the alternative investment group, including staff from KPMG's corporate finance, tax, transaction services, audit and advisory practices.
The alternative investment industry is at a turning point, according to Tony Rocker, head of the new group. “The demand for assets and investment opportunities means the barriers between traditionally separate sectors are breaking down,” he said.
“Hedge funds and private equity groups are increasingly looking at investing in physical assets such as real estate and infrastructure. Both these sectors are experiencing tremendous inflows of capital from institutional investors seeking investment performance.”
Rocker added KPMG expects to quadruple its business in this area within three years.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
As more investors look to diversify, many are beginning to use retirement funds to invest in alternative assets such as private equity and real estate. Kelly Rodriques, CEO & President of PENSCO Trust Company, explains how companies can connect with those looking to use their retirement accounts in a different way. Read more…
Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
StreetWise Partners, a non-profit organization that works with low-income individuals to help them overcome employment barriers, raised over $275,000 at the 2015 Raising the Ante Charity Poker Tournament and Casino Event last Wednesday evening at Capitale. Here are some photos from the event. Read more…