A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

Blog Post A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments

February 2020

In December 2019, the SEC voted to propose amendments to the definition of accredited investor, which would allow more people and entities to qualify as accredited investors based on more sophisticated criteria than the current binary approach that only takes income and net worth into consideration. With these potential new opportunities, peoples’ interest in alternative investments is starting to grow. 


If you’re considering entering the market, it is important to choose the right fund type and strategy to maximize your return. U.S. News & World Report recently released A Beginner’s Guide to Alternative Investments which helps you understand portfolio diversification and asset classes you may want to pursue, including a video of 7 Reasons Buy and Hold Investing Beats Trend Trading.  


Richey May’s Alternative Investments experts can help you set up a fund or help you stay compliant after fund launch. To learn more about the services Richey May provides to the Alternative Investments industry, email Stephen Vlasak 


Read the official press release from the Securities and Exchange Commission for more detail on the new categories of natural persons and entities that would be added to the definition of accredited investor.