Capital Markets Insights

Are Legacy Processes Preventing Financial Institutions from Capitalizing on the Massive Opportunity in Alternative Investments?

Are Legacy Processes Preventing Financial Institutions from Capitalizing on the Massive Opportunity in Alternative Investments?

Mar 14, 2022

Private real estate. Hedge funds. Commodities. Cryptocurrencies. Private equity. These are just a few types of investments broadly classified under the umbrella of “alternative investments”. And it is an umbrella that is quickly growing, with total assets under management in alternatives blowing past the $9 trillion mark in 2021. Just five years ago, this figure was closer to $4 trillion.

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3 Ways Legacy Processes are Holding Back Your Syndicated Private Placements

3 Ways Legacy Processes are Holding Back Your Syndicated Private Placements

Mar 8, 2022

In the private placements world, syndicated deals are the “big fish” everybody is aiming for. Deal sizes, commissions, and the credibility boosts are much larger. The problem? So are their complexities and inefficiencies.

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Katipult Introduces Prospectus Offerings, Payments, Legal Counsel Login

Katipult Introduces Prospectus Offerings, Payments, Legal Counsel Login

Feb 2, 2022

As we move into 2022, we wanted to highlight a few of the major product updates that are being released in 1Q22 and preview what’s next in our roadmap.

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Modern Investor Onboarding – 4 Methods Katipult Uses to Bring Your Investor Onboarding Process into the Frictionless Digital Era

Modern Investor Onboarding – 4 Methods Katipult Uses to Bring Your Investor Onboarding Process into the Frictionless Digital Era

Jan 17, 2022

Nineteen. That’s approximately the number of paper forms an institutional investor interested in subscribing to a private placement must fill out. From certifying beneficial ownership to confirmations that they have sufficient anti-money laundering guidelines, even getting past the first step can be a major hurdle. 

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Fighting the Commoditization of Wealth Management – How Investment Advisors Can Leverage Private Placements to Their Advantage

Fighting the Commoditization of Wealth Management – How Investment Advisors Can Leverage Private Placements to Their Advantage

Jan 10, 2022

Investment advisors today face one key challenge – creating value in ways that can resist the increasing commoditization of wealth management. Decades ago, executing simple stock market trades were expensive affairs requiring calls placed to a broker (who often also provided stock recommendations). Now, they are commoditized affairs where the main differentiator is price.

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4 Powerful Benefits of Harnessing Intelligent Workflows in the Private Capital Markets

4 Powerful Benefits of Harnessing Intelligent Workflows in the Private Capital Markets

Nov 29, 2021

Are financial services companies fully harnessing the power of intelligent workflows in the private capital markets? Or are they being left behind?

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Achieving Compliance at Scale in the Increasingly Competitive Private Capital Markets

Achieving Compliance at Scale in the Increasingly Competitive Private Capital Markets

Nov 16, 2021

Today, financial institutions must contend with the accelerated rise of the three ‘Cs’ – competition, compliance, and costs.

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Private Placements are a Competitive Advantage – But They’re Being Held Back by the “Consumer Experience Gap”

Private Placements are a Competitive Advantage – But They’re Being Held Back by the “Consumer Experience Gap”

Nov 2, 2021

Software is eating the world. These were the words investor Marc Andreessen – cofounder of prominent venture capital firm Andreesen Horowitz – wrote back in 2011. In the ten years since, much of his proclamation has come true. Netflix disrupted cable, Airbnb disrupted hotels, Uber disrupted taxis. And fintech is disrupting wealth management.

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Private Placements Processes Can’t Keep Up with Demand – This is a Huge Missed Opportunity

Private Placements Processes Can’t Keep Up with Demand – This is a Huge Missed Opportunity

Oct 4, 2021

The pandemic caused widespread disruptions to global supply chains, leading to shortages and supply shocks for many goods. Although not a physical good per se, we see a similar thing happening in the private placements market.

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