The first sector report focused purely on fine wine as an asset class examines the investment case and the risks and mitigations of an enjoyable, collectible, tangible asset with a fascinating history and a future worthy of serious consideration. The Report explores supply and demand characteristics, geographic buyer profiles, investment strategies as well as the challenges around valuation and the expertise available to best optimise this portfolio diversifier.
This report takes a detailed look at the Rare Stamps and Coins sector. Covering the investment case, drivers of demand, recent and historical market activity, as well as the unique considerations and how to mitigate the risks of a rare stamp or coin investment. The report includes analysis of several rare coin and stamp indices and how they have compared to more mainstream asset classes. Alongside a comprehensive analysis of the market, the report highlights the challenges investors may face and provides guidelines for investing and opportunities in the market.
The Peer-to-Business Report 2014 takes a detailed look at peer-to-business (P2B) lending and offers a balanced introduction to the Alternative Finance market – analysing the performance and growth of crowdfunding, real estate lending and peer-to-peer lending. This report helps investors and intermediaries’ understand P2B lending and which investment opportunities are suitable and appropriate.
Real estate crowdfunding is a relatively new concept, which builds on real estate investment and the rapidly growing crowdfunding movement. With the global real estate market worth over $19 trillion per year, there is a huge opportunity for crowdfunding to exploit. With low entry levels and as an alternative to mainstream financial products, you can see why crowdfunding has proven popular with investors. As a result of this growing trend, we have produced our first report dedicated to real estate crowdfunding.
The EIS Industry Report 2014 is the very first comprehensive overview of the background, risks and benefits of the EIS market. The report includes unique analysis of historical and current EIS investment opportunities, adviser and investor surveys to gauge market sentiment together with a survey of EIS investment managers and investment providers. The report aims to bring more transparency to the EIS market and educate readers on the unique opportunities and risks with EIS investments.
Following on from our 2013 industry report focused on real assets, we are pleased to publish the 2014 edition of this report. The report considers what has happened over the last 16 months, provides unique analysis and insight into the sector and discusses what the future may hold for real asset based alternative investments. This report includes detailed analysis of the most common alternative investment sectors including property, land, forestry, energy, farmland and precious metals.
Forestry is one of the most established alternative investment sectors and has long been favoured by the wealthy as a tangible long-term store of wealth. This report looks at the forestry sector from a retail investor’s point of view. The report includes detailed analysis of recent trends and developments in the sector, whilst considering the pitfalls to be aware of when considering this asset class and the opportunities that are available.
This report takes a detailed look at the Hotel and Resort Property sector, covering the investment case, drivers of demand, recent market activity and due diligence considerations. Alongside a comprehensive register of investment opportunities, the report draws insights from a survey of some of the biggest product providers in the sector.
This in-depth sector report on Energy and Renewables comprises a detailed investment case for energy, demand and supply, imvestment considerations and potential in the sector as well as the first register of all energy and renewable investments currently available.
This is the first comprehensive report focused on Purpose Built Student Property marketed to UK retail investors, including details of the 98 investment products we have collected data for. Comprising a market update, demand and supply factors, investment considerations as well as investment activity and potential in the sector.