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A Cautionary Tale for Affordable Housing Regimes

January 5th, 2024

Explore the challenges facing New York City's rent-stabilized apartments, home to 2.4 million residents. Initially designed to address housing crises, these units once enticed investors with deregulation prospects. However, the Housing Stability & Tenant Protection Act of 2019 curtailed these practices. Recent amendments in 2023 further restricted loopholes, ending an era of substantial profits. As NYC grapples with an affordability crisis, the article advocates for new legislation incentivizing developers to contribute to affordable housing initiatives for a sustainable future.

How to effectively tackle the Surging Housing Demands and Shortage in Metropolitan New York

December 10th, 2023

In September 2023, Mayor Eric Adams revealed a plan to build 100,000 homes in NYC to address the housing shortage, incorporating innovative strategies. Persistent challenges include economic momentum, a tech boom, population growth, and urban revitalization. The proposal awaits City Council approval, with solutions focusing on affordable housing initiatives, zoning reforms, and collaborative efforts to create an inclusive and sustainable housing environment in the city.

Strategy to Mitigating the J-Curve Effect in Private Equity Investments to deliver Sustainable Returns 

December 9th, 2023

Private equity managers actively enhance the value of their diverse portfolios, but J-curve effects, with initial negative returns, can occur. Strategies to minimize this impact include diversification, staggered fund commitments, co-investments, secondary market transactions, operational improvements, active portfolio management, transparent communication, adopting a long-term horizon, and thorough due diligence. These tactics collectively bolster private equity portfolios, navigating challenges for sustained success despite the J-curve phenomenon.

The Rise and Rise of Private Credit

December 3rd, 2023

Private credit offers diverse investment strategies, from stable senior secured loans to riskier options like funding construction projects. In 2023, it has seen substantial growth due to its attractive return/risk ratio. Challenges include an economic soft-landing, higher interest rates impacting balance sheets, and a risky global geopolitical environment. Investors must assess portfolio resilience to economic downturns, monitor rising interest rates, and navigate geopolitical uncertainties for successful private credit investment.



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