Tag: Private Equity

Episode 68 – Quarterly Quick Take: Prepare for 2024 and Beyond with Brad Long

Episode 68 – Quarterly Quick Take: Prepare for 2024 and Beyond with Brad Long

In a landscape marked by unpredictability and complex market dynamics, investors need to understand the key driving factors and how they may impact portfolio construction.

Tune in as Bob DiMeo and Devon Francis join Brad Long, CFA®, Chief Investment Officer at Fiducient Advisors, to dissect the pivotal themes that shaped 2023 and offer a forward-looking perspective into 2024 and beyond.

You’ll discover:

  • Three Themes expected to impact investors in 2024
  • Strategic considerations for investors in light of the current interest rate environment
  • The importance of thoughtful diversification (including private sectors, small-cap, and international markets)
  • Insights on the “Magnificent 7” stocks and concentrated market leadership (risk)
  • And more!

Resources: Email the Stewards | Fiducient Advisors | Bob DiMeo | Devon Francis | Brad Long | 2024 Outlook – Prepare not Predict | Other Insights by Fiducient Advisors (Research, Blogs, Podcasts)

About Our Guest:

Brad joined Fiducient Advisors in 2012. As Fiducient Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer, Brad leads the firm’s investment strategy and research efforts. He is chair of the firm’s Investment Committee and a member of the firm’s Discretionary Committee, Research Forum, Capital Markets Team, and Mission-Aligned Investing Committee.

Prior to joining the firm, Brad worked in various research capacities at Citigroup and Wells Fargo in New York. He received a BA in Finance and Minor in Economics from The University of Colorado and is a CFA® charterholder and member of the CFA Society of Chicago and CFA Institute. Additionally, he is active with Greenhouse Scholars, a nonprofit providing financial and personal support to under-resourced college students. In his free time, Brad loves cooking and spending time with his wife and young sons.

Episode 29 – Nonprofits and Private Equity — With Matt Kaminski

Episode 29 – Nonprofits and Private Equity — With Matt Kaminski

With public equity markets reaching all-time highs in 2021, many investment committees are concerned about future returns.

Consequently, they are exploring or adding allocations to alternative investments, such as private equity.

In this episode, Bob DiMeo and Devon Francis speak with Matt Kaminski, partner and research director at Fiducient Advisors, who directs the firm’s Global Private Markets Group. Matt shares valuable insights to how nonprofit organizations can make private equity investments an integral part of their portfolio.

You will learn:

  • Key updates on private equity markets (past performance and future considerations)
  • Factors a nonprofit must consider when investing in PE
  • The potential benefits and pitfalls of private equity investments in today’s markets
  • Why private equity may not only be right for large endowments or foundations
  • And more!

Tune in to learn strategies for effectively investing in private equity markets!

Resources: Email the Stewards | Fiducient Advisors | Bob DiMeo | Devon Francis | LinkedIn: Matt Kaminski | Matt Kaminski | Private Markets Updates: Growth and New Highs

About Our Guest:

As Partner and Research Director, Matt Kaminski directs Fiducient Advisors’ Global Private Markets Group, overseeing investment research and due diligence efforts. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee, Research Forum, and Trustee-Direct Discretionary Committee. Matt joined Fiduciary Investment Advisors, LLC in 2009, which combined with Fiducient Advisors in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Investment Analyst and member of the Consultant Relations team at Fidelity Investments. Matt received a BSBA from Stonehill College, is a CFA® charterholder, and a member of the CFA Institute and the Hartford CFA Society. With his free time, Matt is on the Finance & Audit Committee for Foodshare, Inc. (a nonprofit anti-hunger organization in the greater Hartford area). His personal interests include fishing and biking.