Alternative Investments:
The Broad Set of Investments Beyond Public Securities

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Date Published: April 26, 2017
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The purpose of this research is to provide readers with a comprehensive understanding of alternative investments, including hedge funds, venture capital & private equity, real estate, other financial alternative investments, & other non-financial alternative investments. This research also includes coverage of liquid alternative mutual funds & exchange traded funds (ETFs). This research is incorporated into Tiburon's broader coverage of investable assets, along with Tiburon's coverage of registered investment companies, comingled trust funds, & separately managed accounts.

This research starts with a key driving factors chapter that outlines the basis of growth in alternative investments, including: 
  • Less Certain Traditional Securities Markets
  • Higher Correlations Between Traditional Investments

This research addresses the three historical phases of the alternative investments market, including: 

  • Early Phase
  • Middle Phase
  • Recent Phase

    This research defines five distinct markets segments, including:

    • Financial Alternative Investments
      • Hedge Funds
      • Venture Capital & Private Equity
      • Real Estate
      • Other Financial Alternative Investments
      • Liquid Alternatives
    • Non-Financial Alternative Investments
      • Precious Metals (Gold, Silver, Platinum)
      • Diamonds
      • Commodities & Other Managed Futures
      • Industrial Metals
      • Oil & Energy Properties
      • Coins & Stamps
      • Jewelry & Watches
      • Fine Art, Antiques, & Collectibles
      • Baseball Cards, Comic Books, & Beer Cans
      • Comic Books
      • Antique & Racing Cars
      • Wine Investments
      • Scotch
      • Marijuana & Other Drugs
      • Sports Teams
      • Other Non-Financial Alternative Investments

    This research ends with predictions for the alternative investments market, including: 

    • Steady Growth of Alternative Investments
    • Emergence of Venture Capital & Private Equity as Retail Product
    • More Formalization of Non-Financial Alternative Investments Businesses

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