Global Conference 2017

The first generation of marketplace lenders was born out of the evolving credit needs of consumers and small businesses. At the same time, current low interest rates pose significant challenges to traditional portfolios, creating a need for alternative solutions to help investors reach their return objectives without taking undue risk. This session will examine the potential for these lenders to produce quality assets that could be used to create "alternative fixed income" solutions.

  • What is the connection between FinTech and alternative investments?
  • What role do these new FinTech-enabled solutions play in an overall portfolio?
  • How do they change the dynamics within an alternative investment allocation?
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Rob Copeland

Reporter, The Wall Street Journal


Jeff Assaf

Senior Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, ICG

Peter Early

General Manager of Asset Management, SoFi

Brendan Ross

President and CEO, Direct Lending Investments

Richard Sandor

Senior Fellow, Milken Institute; Chairman and CEO, American Financial Exchange

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