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Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happens through traditional modes of payments like cash, property, bonds, stocks etc. Regulation 2(1)(b) of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Alternative Investment Funds) Regulations, 2012 define Alternate Investment Funds as  any fund established or incorporated in India in the form of a trust or a company […]

Participatory Notes

Stock markets in India are regulated by SEBI and all Foreign Institutional Investors, who invest in Indian stocks have to get registered with SEBI.  The two broad categories of foreign Investments viz. FDI and FII are highly regulated and need several approvals from SEBI. On the other hand, Participatory Notes is the alternative by which […]

What are Stabilization Funds?

Countries which are endowed with natural resources like oil, gas, minerals etc. have huge revenue inflows which give them as many options to use them for development and growth. These countries have a windfall of funds which are used to attain a sustainable economic growth and invest in populist measures like promotion of education of […]

Factor Investing 

Factor Investing is one of the latest buzzwords in the investment sector, which is still to make a considerable presence on Indian soils. Investments have been traditionally done generally based on various Asset-Classes. This traditional knowledge took a setback when the global financial crisis grouped many unrelated stock together thus raising critical doubts over the […]

Alternative Investment Funds

Alternative Investment Funds are the investments which do not happen via the traditional modes of investment such as stocks, bonds, cash, property etc. The other avenues have been put into the Alternative Investments, though there is no proper definition of AI. Some of the alternative investments include the commodities, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital, and […]