Lee Hales

Capital Alternatives Limited is a leading provider of alternative investments to private and institutional investors.

Investing in alternative investments has proved increasingly popular over the last few years as investors have searched for ways to diversify their investment portfolio away from traditional investments such as stocks and shares. Private investors have been searching for ways to hedge against the risk of inflation and economic downturn by selecting suitable assets to diversify their investment portfolios and reduce its overall risk. Investing in Alternatives is one way of achieving diversification by owning an alternative asset outright rather than as a stock, share or a fund. Capital Alternatives is one of the leading providers of such assets.

Alternative investments have performed very strongly over the last five years and many have outperformed the FTSE 100. In addition they have been less affected by the downturn compared to some more traditional investments proving to show a low correlation. To achieve a truly diversified investment portfolio we always suggest investors seriously consider investing in alternatives.

Capital Alternatives is one of the only investment houses in the UK that focuses purely on this market and offers private investors a range of investments including UK based property, foreign property, agricultural land, tangible assets such as gold bullion, carbon offsetting credits and forestry investment. Such investments offer phenomenal diversification potential from traditional asset classes whilst spreading the investment risk.

In contrast with firms offering collective investment schemes which are generally in the form of funds or investment trusts, Capital Alternatives, its products or the products promoted on behalf of third parties do not need to be regulated simply because its investors actually purchase, own and manage the physical asset outright themselves.

Our reputation is built on our desire for excellence in the alternative assets sector. Our experience and expertise is an attractive proposition for many investors who believe that traditional asset sectors cannot provide the solid foundations nor the diversification they require in a balanced investment portfolio. The sectors in which we operate also offer the potential for uncorrelated performance returns.