The Hunt for Predictable Income - The Case for Direct Lending
A challenging investment environment is driving many UK investors beyond conventional routes in search of predictable, risk adjusted returns. Over the last decade, the direct lending market has transformed, with a range of opportunities now available for retail investors to put money in fund vehicles which lend to small and medium sized enterprises (‘SMEs’).
In these uncertain times if you exclusively rely on the income and security of cash, the odds are you will be disappointed by the rate of interest you’re receiving from your bank. Chances are in real terms you are losing money.
Research This is not something that has occurred overnight either, to put this issue into a broader picture, in the last decade savers have lost out on a staggering £188...
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