Opportunities and Challenges Posed by Three Asset Classes on the Frontier of Alternative Investing: Blockchain, Cannabis and Litigation Finance

In the continuing search for uncorrelated alpha, private fund managers are looking beyond traditional asset classes. A recent presentation at Sadis & Goldberg’s 10th Annual Alternative Investment Management Seminar offered an overview of the business, legal and regulatory considerations of investing in blockchain, cannabis and litigation finance. The program featured Andrew Chang, chief operating officer of blockchain technology firm Paxos and bitcoin exchange itBit; and Sadis & Goldberg partners Steven Huttler and Yehuda M. Braunstein. This article highlights the portions of the presentation most relevant to fund managers exploring investments in these asset classes. For additional insights from Huttler and Braunstein, see “Sadis & Goldberg Seminar Highlights the Ample Fundraising and Co-Investment Opportunities in the Private Equity Industry, Along With Attendant Deal Flow and Fee Structure Issues” (Dec. 8, 2016).

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