So, I’m Eligible. What Should I Know Before Investing in Private Market Investments?

Ask Carofin / 14 Jul 2018

So, I’m Eligible. What Should I Know Before Investing in Private Market Investments?

Your brother-in-law tells you this Company is going to revolutionize the (…pick an industry).  And these people are incredibly experienced in this field.  “Let’s invest together,” he tells you. Well … let’s take a deep breath and think about private investing and what it might mean for you.

Why Invest in Alternative Investments? Here are 3 Reasons

Alternative Investment Tips / 13 Jul 2018

Why Invest in Alternative Investments? Here are 3 Reasons

Been watching the stock market recently?  Does it make you feel warm and fuzzy, or, like many investors, do you feel a bit uncertain and powerless? If so, join other Investors seeking higher returns, lower volatility, less correlation, and greater flexibility across their portfolios by investing some of their wealth in “Alternative Investments”.

What is an “Alternative Investment?”

Alternative Investment Tips / 05 Jul 2018

What is an “Alternative Investment?”

Everybody’s talking about alternative investments, but there seems to be a lot of confusion about what they are. Well, here’s our stab at defining alternative investments — what they are and what they’re not. If you’re interested in learning about the alternative investments, this is a good place to start.

“Due Diligence” and Investments: What Do I Really Need to Know?

Alternative Investment Tips / 03 Jul 2018

“Due Diligence” and Investments: What Do I Really Need to Know?

It’s hard enough keeping this baby in running condition. But, to get the best performance, you work with your mechanic closely, asking additional questions, avoiding risks where you can.  While you rely on your mechanic, it just makes sense for you to have a deeper understanding… The same should be true of your investments.  Here are a few guidelines to help keep your alternative investments from “ending up in the ditch.”

Are Alternative Investments Right for You? Answer These Four Questions First.

Alternative Investment Tips / 02 Jul 2018

Are Alternative Investments Right for You? Answer These Four Questions First.

We’ve made the point more than once in these articles: investing in an alternative investment, and particularly in a private Company, is a high-risk gambit.   But where there are risks, there may be rewards, so do your homework and think about the following four questions carefully, as it is crucial that Investors take the time to evaluate whether the private investment opportunity is SUITABLE.

What Securities Laws and Regulations Govern Private Placements?

Articles / 02 Jul 2018

What Securities Laws and Regulations Govern Private Placements?

The Federal government, and its regulatory agencies, are hard at work protecting investors.  Here’s a handy précis of the rules and regulations that Issuers follow when introducing Private Placements. There is a broad body of law and regulations governing public Securities.  What surprises many is the extent of the same for private Securities.