‘THIS TIME IS DIFFERENT’

April 6, 2020

The U.S. banks have much stronger balance sheets than they did during the 2008 financial crisis. The Federal Government has responded to the COVID-19 impact quickly and with incredible measures to recover the country. Private Equity Funds have a significant cash reserve to be deployed.

Here are the key messages that Daniel Kodsi, CEO of Participant Capital and RPC, addressed during his exclusive online presentation for Financial Advisors on April 2, 2020. His development company RPC has weathered multiple economic cycles over its 40-year history and in his view, the overall coronavirus impact is having on markets is not the same as the 2008 financial crisis.

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MARKET UPDATE: NAV GROWTH

March 20, 2020

The mounting economic toll of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak increases the importance of finding a source for alternative investments to avoid further declines and reduce exposure to market fluctuations. We are pleased to report that our Net Asset Value (“NAV”) continues to stay stable and increase during these challenging times.

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COVID-19 : A NOTE FROM THE CEO

March 18, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

Like so many of you, we are closely monitoring the global situation surrounding COVID-19. Through our relationships with government senior officials we have confirmed that a vast majority of people contracting the illness are not suffering serious health consequences when infected with the virus and that more drastic countermeasures are being put in place to secure the more elderly and at risk patients with pre-existing medical conditions.  The goal of the U.S. government is to set strict quarantines so that we do not overwhelm our healthcare system and have the required staff and caregivers to manage and help those in need. 

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ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS: DISRUPTING THE INDUSTRY

March 10, 2020

Participant Capital held its first Miami Investment Forum that convened over 200 financial advisors, CEOs, real estate experts from the U.S., Latin America, and beyond

Miami, FL, March 6, 2020. “We brought together the true disruptors of the financial industry to ask them to share their vision of the market,” said Claudio Izquierdo, Chief Operating Officer of Participant Capital, in his opening remarks at the Miami Investment Forum. This one-day closed event convened over 200 financial advisors, politicians, attorneys, real estate experts from the U.S., and Latin America at the PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter, the second largest development in the U.S.

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ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS AS A NEW TRADITION

December 16, 2019

Younger, wealthier, and coming from Asia. The profile of typical buyers in the premium second home resort market is dramatically changing. According to the latest Luxury Portfolio International research, while the baby boomers are traditionally buying second homes more often, the new group under 40 is fueling the premium market, creating a spotlight opportunity for sellers. That younger crowd accounts for almost half of interested buyers or at least half of those looking.

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PARTICIPANT CAPITAL ADVISORS UPGRADES ITS STATUS

November 18, 2019

Participant Capital Advisors, LLC, a Miami-based real estate investment firm, with over US$3B in projects under development, has announced today that it operates now as a Registered Investment Adviser in the State of Florida.

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THE RELIABLE VEHICLE FOR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT: PRIVATE FUNDS OR REITS?

June 25, 2019

Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) are a diversified pool of assets that distribute quarterly dividends and have the potential to realize long-term capital appreciation making them appealing for an investment portfolio. But like most vehicles with high returns, they still carry additional risks that need to be considered. For some, investments in private real estate funds continue to be a good alternative investment strategy; here is why. 

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