iPartners inFocus - The Return of Inflation
Central banks are responding to the global inflation spike. More rate rises are coming.
Digitally Transforming The Investor Experience
With a truly 'investor-first' mindset focused on providing an efficient and transparent way to invest, iPartners has raised close to $2bn through the platform.
What's Happening In Alternatives?
Mark Sherwood details what's been happening in the alternatives asset class for the first quarter of 2022.
iPartners Hires James Land, Jamie Griffiths & Chetan Sharma
iPartners welcomes James Land, Jamie Griffiths and Chetan Sharma to support continued growth in its platforms business.
iPartners inFocus - Budget '22
The budget reveals a dramatic improvement in government finances and the old fiscal equation that “more revenue = more spending” has been applied.
Ausbiz Interview iPartners Core Income Fund & Property Investment Opportunity
Importance of diversification through alternatives and open deals including Sunbury.
iPartners inFocus - The RBA: ready, steady, go?
Michael Blythe looks at inflation rates, how they are responding to shifts in spending patterns and what higher inflation means for interest rates.
Travis Miller speaks with Fear and Greed's Sean Aylmer on Alternative Assets
Travis runs through everything you need to know about alternative assets.
Evergreen ‘commends’ iPartners Core Income Fund
Specialist alternative investment research firm Evergreen Ratings has assigned a “Commended” rating to the iPartners Core Income Fund.
Case study: Ondeck Australia Management Buy Out
iPartners secured the mandate based on its reputation and track record for fast and reliable execution in complex situations.
iPartners inFocus - Australia in 2022: risks & issues
Most forecasters expect reasonable economic outcomes in 2022 – but with downside risks. The pandemic means the path ahead is uncertain, creating challenges for policy makers. Interest rates should remain low – although off their emergency lows as inflation concerns lift.
Top 5 Investment Trends in Alternatives 2022
Investor interest in alternatives rapidly expanded in the second half of 2021. As we commence 2022, we outline five trends relevant to investors in alternatives for the new year.
Outlook in Alternatives 2022
There is a compelling case for an increased inclusion of alternatives in investment portfolios, as alternatives gain traction with investors who understand the need for diversification.
iPartners inFocus - The Economy, Markets and Alternatives
The alternatives asset class tends to march to a different beat. Industry/company specifics matter as much as the broad economic backdrop.
Australian Financial Review: iPartners secured senior debt position
The Australian Financial Review today reporting on Tradeplus24's new $100m debt facility of which iPartners has secured the senior debt position.
iPartners 2021 Guide to Alternatives Assets
Round up of the year in alternatives.
iPartners named Finalist in 6th Annual FinTech Awards 2021
iPartners has been named as a finalist in the 6th Annual FinTech Awards 2021 for Best Alternative Investment Platform. Congratulations to all the finalists.
iPartners inFocus - Climate Change
Climate change has steadily moved up the ranks of what worries households and business. The debate is contentious. So we should beware the prophets of doom. And the climate sceptics. Greenhouse gases rise with income. But there is a tipping point where they begin to fall.
iPartners makes AFR Fast Starters List 2021
iPartners investment platform has taken off like a skyrocket since its foundation five years ago, attracting more than 10,000 investors and more than $1.1 billion of investments across more than 180 funds.
Secondary Market Liquidity Is Growing in Alternatives
Secondary market liquidity is increasingly important for direct investors. At iPartners our investors can sell back their holdings.
iPartners Talking Alternatives: Deep Dive Into iPartners Funds Management
Overview of iPartners Funds Management and the performance of the iPartners Investment Fund, iPartners Core Income Fund and iPartners Growth Fund.
Mark Sherwood talks "Alternatives" with Ausbiz
There is a lot going on in the 'alternatives sector' according to Mark Sherwood from iPartners, who says the demand is coming from businesses needing to fuel further growth.
AFI Alternatives Podcast With Travis Miller
Travis recently spoke about iPartners and the alternatives asset class with Emilie and Cluny from The Alpha Females Invest Podcast. AFI is aimed at investors looking to elevate their financial knowledge.
What's In Store For Credit Investors?
The financial markets have shown a willingness to question central bank messaging locally over the last few weeks around expectations of how long interest rates can remain at these record low levels.
iPartners - Leveraged Equity Loans
Investors are seeking more targeted exposures in single stock or across specific sectors that are well positioned to provide robust and consistent earnings, particularly as yield curves start to steepen and the economic re-openings provide a staggered recovery.
Banks - A Look Behind The Curtain
Banks have always been something of a polarising topic of debate in Australia. We either love’em or hate’em. But all would agree that banks are an essential component of a modern economy.
Australian Financial Review: Historic Regional NSW Pub Sells For $32m
A recently article in the Australian Financial Review reported on Harvest Hotels purchase of the Woy Woy Hotel and iPartners equity raise for Harvest Pub Fund 2.
Bob Mansfield appointed chair of iPartners
Online alternative investments platform iPartners has drafted former Telstra chair Bob Mansfield to chair its board ahead of a pre-IPO raise next year.
iPartners inFocus - Inflation Do We Need To Worry?
Inflation concerns are a fundamental driver of volatility in financial markets.
iPartners Tasmanian Farming Fund featured on Ausbiz
Today Mark Sherwood spoke with Nadine Blayney about the recently launched iPartners Tasmanian Farming Fund and co-investor Compass Agribusiness Management Ltd.
What Is A Secured Loan Portfolio?
A secured loan portfolio is a primary source of funding for companies looking to finance their growth or used for their daily business operations.
Koala Farmland Fund In The News
There’s a new way to help save Australia’s iconic endangered koalas thanks to a special investment fund.
WorkPac’s $20m convertible note reveals IPO prospects
A recent AFR article mentions iPartners recent involvement in WorkPac’s $20 million raise via a convertible note, as it weighs up an IPO in the next few years saying “......Seventytwo Capital was tapped to manage the raising alongside investment platform iPartners.”
Generating Superior Risk Adjusted Returns In iPartners Managed Funds
iPartners is dedicated to providing our wholesale investor clients with access to alternative investments. As part of this mission, we offer a range of managed Funds.
OurMoneyMarket raising Series C on $117m valuation
OMM Fintech in the Australian Financial Review.
Mark Sherwood discusses iPartners Koala Farmland Fund with Ausbiz
Watch Mark's interview here.
Women are looking for new ways to invest.
The inclusion of alternative assets in SMSF's or an investment portfolio can help offset market volatility
Australian Financial Review: Koala fund chews into demand for developer offsets
Australian Financial Review article on the recently launched Koala Farmland Fund.
Alternative Assets in SMSF's
For Australian investors, alternative assets have historically been accessible by large institutional investors and family offices. This is now changing.
How to design your alternative asset investment strategy
If the largest institutional investor allocations from some of our country’s biggest investors are used as a guide this would place the alternative asset investment category weightings in the 15 to 20% category of portfolios.
Australian Financial Review - Futurerent and iPartners
Futurerent and iPartners article in the Australian Financial Review. It’s pay day for early rental income fintech Futurerent, which has signed the dotted line on a $20 million debt facility with iPartners.
Significant opportunities remain for investors in the Australian private debt sector
iPartners Investment Fund recently featured in an article in Adviser Voice.
Investor Strategy: High Praise for iPartners in Debt
In its latest ratings for the burgeoning private debt asset class, where non-institutional products are starting to take hold for smaller investors, Evergreen Ratings has given the iPartners Investment Fund (IIF) a ‘commended’ rating.
iPartners nabs $27m valuation
Travis Miller, CEO was quoted as saying "group wanted to have around $2 billion in assets delivered through its platform to more than 7500 investors in the coming year, before targeting an initial public offering".
iPartners Rebound Series Delivers Investors 422% Return
iPartners Rebound Series was created so investors could possibly take advantage of the COVID-19 market downturn that occurred in March 2020.
iPartners Growth Fund
iPartners Funds Management launches new iPartners Growth Fund - one of the most diversified portfolios of equity like exposure across non- bank lenders, pre-IPO Companies, private equity, private asset aggregation funds, and other equity like assets.
iPartners Investment Selection Process
When looking for investment opportunities we work through a thorough investment selection and due diligence process where we focus on understanding underlying market dynamics of a transaction and the risk associated with it.
Why is Private Credit Good Value?
As an investor asking “why?” is an important first step and this is our perspective on why we believe private credit is good value.
Unlocking Potential in "Value-Added" Hospitality Investments
There is significant demand for real estate investments globally. As investors, our aim is to recognise assets that may be neglected, undervalued or simply overlooked.
Understanding Risks in Private Credit Investing
It’s natural for investors to focus on the return side of private credit. It’s the exciting part. However, to make an educated investment, understanding what risks are involved is important in helping to determine whether the return is commensurate or greater compensation for the risk.
Digital Funding Platform Expands Operations With Key Appointments
iPartners, whose platform has raised more than $500 million across a wide range of alternative asset classes, including private credit, asset backed debt and property, is continuing to thrive appointing three senior hires the same week it launched its first international deal.
What is a Funding Warehouse?
The best way to think of a funding warehouse is like a large, private, secured line of credit to a company or trust that they utilise to provide lots of smaller loans or receivables to customers.
Funding the Buy Now Pay Later Sector
The Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) sector in Australia is generating a lot of attention, largely as a result of the success of Afterpay, and to a lesser extent ZipMoney, as well as the increasingly long list of “me too” style initial public offerings (IPOs) seen since COVID-19.
Fixed Income Investing
5 Step Private Investment Filter
Gold! Gold! Gold!
What's next for the precious metal?
Why we like OurMoneyMarket
Asset Backed Securities (ABS)
The Bulls vs The Bears
iPartners Rebound Series & iPartners Pullback Series
iPartners Pullback Series 1 Comparison
iPartners Pullback Series 1 Comparison with ASX Listed Short ETF's
The Upside of Edstart
Asset Backed Securities (ABS)
It's time to start dipping your toe in the water and investing
Travis Miller breaks down his thoughts on why he believes it's time to start looking for opportunities in a fractured market
Ongoing market volatility re-affirms it’s time for Australian investors to diversify wealth accumulation
Alternative asset allocation
Wholesale fund to focus on alternative investment debt
Alternative investment firm iPartners has launched a new fund to provide wholesale investors with exposure to alternative debt investment opportunities offered to its investor network. The iPartners Investment fund is seeking to raise an initial$10 million.
New credit facility for education loans
NAB Ventures and Larsen Ventures investee Edstart has been advanced a fifth credit facility by alternative asset credit firm iPartners.