It used to be only institutional investors and extremely wealthy individuals who had the time, the capital, and the knowledge to invest in quants. And then came CARL: With comprehensive information about the performance of our strategies and all the tools you need to invest in them, even private investors can now get into the funding game. Build your wealth with quant funds!
Private equity is a compelling investment due to its potential for high returns and diversification benefits. Private equity firms invest in privately held companies, enhancing their value through strategic guidance and operational improvements. These investments often have a low correlation with traditional assets, providing stability to investment portfolios. With a longer investment horizon, private equity allows patient value creation and can act as a hedge against inflation. Additionally, investors benefit from active involvement and influence on the companies they invest in, though it's crucial to carefully manage associated risks such as illiquidity and operational challenges.
Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) can make a compelling investment choice for several reasons. Firstly, REITs provide a simple way for investors to gain exposure to real estate assets without the complexities of property management. These trusts own and manage income-producing properties, such as office buildings, apartments, hotels, and shopping centers, generating a steady stream of rental income. Secondly, REITs are known for their attractive dividend yields, as they are required by law to distribute a significant portion of their earnings to shareholders. This characteristic makes them particularly appealing to income-focused investors, offering a reliable income stream. Thirdly, REITs often have a low correlation with other asset classes like stocks and bonds, providing diversification benefits to investment portfolios. Furthermore, they can act as a hedge against inflation, as property values and rental income tend to rise with inflation. Lastly, REITs are traded on stock exchanges, offering liquidity and ease of buying or selling shares, enhancing flexibility for investors. However, it's crucial for investors to conduct thorough research and consider factors such as the quality of the underlying properties, the management team's expertise, and the economic outlook when investing in REITs.
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Investing in alternatives is as easy as pie if you've got CARL on your side. Investors can set up the CARL app quickly and easily. All you need to do is qualify as an accredited investor, and you're ready to go!
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"I didn’t know investments like this existed before finding CARL, and I guess they didn’t for regular investors until now. It provides so many more options, I can now manage my own hedge fund portfolio, diversify my investments and I have the potential to earn a return regardless of market direction."
As a high-net-worth individual or accredited investor, you've probably had your eyes on alternatives funds at some point. But you might have felt like you just don't know enough about how they work or where to find reliable information about available funds. CARL is here to change this status quo – after all, alternatives are much to lucrative to leave them all for institutional investors.
The CARL app provides you with access to our alternative investments, and it also gives you all the tools you need to determine which of them is perfect for your portfolio, based on the type of assets they trade in, their annualized volatility historical performance and so on. The app allows you to invest directly into your chosen fund and keep an eye on it anywhere, at any time, thanks to real-time performance tracking.
As a private investor, all you need to do is download CARL, set up an account, go through our vetting process to determine if you qualify as an accredited investor and book the $20,000 minimum investment onto your account – that's it. You're now ready to supplement or diversify your portfolio with sophisticated financial strategies.
It's never been easier for private investors to get into quantitative investment strategies.
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