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Look to Specialty Finance and Credit Opportunities Strategies for Diversification

Diversifying private credit strategies provide a good complement to portfolio mainstays. While we believe the economic outlook remains strong, it is not without risks. In direct lending, growing amounts of dry powder are pressuring deal structures and pricing. As a result, we anticipate that commitments to less-correlated private credit funds, such as those focused on life sciences, asset-based lending, and flexible credit strategies, will increase next year.

December 2021

Capital Flows to Cryptoassets Increase, Despite Volatility

Digital assets saw considerable inflows in recent years as investors searched for alternative sources of return amid excessive equity and bond valuations. We expect this momentum will continue next year as regulators increasingly approve easy-to-access cryptocurrency exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Still, global regulatory challenges persist, and cryptoassets will remain highly volatile until there is more clarity on future regulation.

December 2021

Venture Capital Will Continue to Crush It

Globally, the venture capital (VC) industry will continue to evolve as capital floods in seeking compelling returns that can be had for those willing to wait.

December 2021

Consumer Brands: Why Do We Buy?

Consumers are demanding more from brands than ever before, but how are brands rising to the occasion? In this episode of Unseen Upside, Cambridge Associates’ Global Head of Private Investments, Andrea Auerbach, looks at how technology, coupled with evolving consumer preferences, are impacting how both startups and incumbent brands market themselves. We also speak with […]

November 2021

Digital Health: How Is Tech Revolutionizing Healthcare?

We’ve spent more time over the last 18+ months thinking about our health than ever before, but what will our healthcare system look like in the future? In this episode of Unseen Upside, we look at how technology is transforming healthcare for both the provider and the patient—and making it more equitable. Sami Inkinen, CEO […]

November 2021

Crypto: How Are Artists Leveraging NFTs?

In this episode of Unseen Upside, we’ll explore how non-fungible tokens (NFTs)—and the blockchain technology that supports them—are enabling a revolution in how artists and creators earn a living. You’ll hear from Cambridge Associates’ Joe Marenda and Kenneth Tom; Dawn Harflinger, President & CEO of Queen Lili`uokalani Trust in Hawaii; Maria Shen, Partner at Electric […]

October 2021