Family offices are incorporating private debt into their investment strategies as they seek to diversify their portfolio with investments that are less correlated to the markets. This volume demonstrates how EquitiesFirst partners with family offices in various aspects to grow their AUM.
Higher interest rates caused by inflation create higher interest payments for floating rate borrowings and added pressure on assets including shares. Companies also need to offer higher rates to raise funds during inflation…
As the economy rebounded in 2021, small cap companies in Asia, which were more volatile, outperformed large companies in Asia. Despite small cap companies regaining credibility, traditional lenders limit their access to loans…
As the market is correcting, many shareholders who have pledged their shares are likely to receive margin calls from their respective lenders. They often can’t top up within the tight timelines given…
The EquitiesFirst financing model requires a temporary title transfer of shares during the term of the loan transaction. To provide a deeper understanding of how we operate, this piece discusses our business model, 100% track record in returning the collateral, and the correlation with Time Value of Money.
EquitiesFirst summarizes some of the key factors which have impacted the share price of China Internet companies, including the regulatory headwind, pressure from SEC to delist Chinese companies over US audit demand, and the rising interest rate.