As the economy reopens, and many companies are able to successfully raise funds, investment opportunities in IPOs, private equity and venture capital could take off, particularly in the second half of this year.
Interval funds are growing in popularity, in large part, because investors are able to access private markets in a way they have not been able to through traditional mutual funds.
With Higher Yields and Strong Growth Potential, Now is a Great Time to Invest in a Real Estate Interval Fund()
The real estate sector was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and forced lockdowns, but as the economy reopens the strong growth potential has the sector poised for a strong rebound year.
As banks have faced greater regulatory scrutiny since the adoption of Dodd-Frank in 2008, interval funds are becoming the new liquidity provider in structured credit finance. During the Alternative Credit Investing panel during the Active Investment Company Alliance’s (AICA) Interval Fund Boot Camp and Manager Spotlight on March 31, Christian Aymond, a Principal at A3 Financial Investments, noted that alternative credit assets work best in an interval fund structure, in large part because the funds do not have to offer daily liquidity.
Low Interest Rates and Wider Spreads Providing Greater Opportunities for Fixed Income Interval Funds()
Credit investments can be seen as an insurance policy, and the best time to make these investments is right after a great deal of dispersion and volatility in the markets, as we saw in 2020. Following last year’s market volatility, spreads are currently widest, and managers and investors are essentially paid to take on more risk right now.