What to look for in an investment?

What to look for in an investment?

As a global investment house it is important that we are always looking at new ways in which we can maximise our capital. We are constantly keeping our ears to the ground for new deals, and interesting investment opportunities all over the world. Whether it be coal mines, a football team or investing in a private venture, we will always take a similar approach to analysing the risks and advantages of each investment.

Most of our deals come via recommendations from our advisors or business associates and we receive at least 10 new investments/projects to look at on a monthly basis, […] Read more

Claims Bonds – What is the opportunity?

Claims Bonds – What is the opportunity?

Over the past 7 years or so, third party litigation and claims funding has established itself as an attractive asset class for sophisticated investors looking to diversify their portfolios beyond more traditional financial instruments. By definition, claims funding is the method of purchasing and processing valid legal claims.

Recent investment levels in litigation funding reflect the market’s thrust. Fund raisers in London procured over half a billion pounds sterling in 2015, including £200m by Therium Capital Management, and fund raising into the sector has continued throughout 2016.

A claims bond is one of many ways of accessing this market, and an excellent […] Read more

Non-correlated assets

Non-correlated assets

When looking to balance an investment portfolio there are number of factors to consider, but one of the most important is the mix of assets, and diversification. Non-correlated assets, or what some people deem ‘alternative investments’, are one way of ensuring a portfolio is not geared too heavily in one area because the price movements are independent of core financial/international markets. […] Read more

Brexit where are we now ?

Brexit where are we now ?

The dust is settling. It has been a rollercoaster few weeks following the shock result of the UK referendum to leave the European Union – the political landscape has shifted, ratings agencies have downgraded outlooks and volatility has befallen the markets. However, the tsunami of news that has engulfed the UK recently has started to slow down, and with a new Prime Minister in place sooner than expected, there is now time to take stock of the result and start looking towards a future where the UK is no longer an EU member.

For the EU this […] Read more