In this article for Firstlinks Roger discusses the Private credit asset class. Your bank has been lending to SMEs for a century and now they’re pulling back, opening the opportunity for others, previously you had to own bank shares to see some of the returns from SME lending. Private credit funds now provide direct access to this income stream and growing asset class. So what should investors look for?
In this interview on Ausbiz Roger covers why Private Credit is a great addition to investors’ portfolios. Private credit is one-way businesses raise capital. Access to finance is essential for SME growth and unlike private equity, where investors contribute funds in exchange for a shareholding in the business, in private credit, investors provide loans and receive interest payments in return.
Vesna Poljak published an article in the Australian Financial Review discussing how US CPI came in at a lower-than-expected annual increase of 7.7 per cent in October, a better outcome than forecast by economists. Vesna draws on Roger’s thoughts on how bull markets tend not to be sustained when rates are still rising.
Rod Myer published an article in The New Daily discussing why investing in an ETF is not a magic formula for success. Rod draws on Roger’s thoughts on why you want to be investing in a theme that is unpopular or when investing overall is unpopular.