First Trust Alternative Investment Research
First Trust Capital Solutions, LLC is a company dedicated to providing comprehensive alternative and technology solutions to financial advisors and their clients. We offer a curated spectrum of alternative investments across private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate, and private credit.
These solutions are offered to financial advisors, family offices, and institutions in a variety of structures across the accreditation and liquidity spectrums including interval funds, tender offer funds, private funds, and direct investments. First Trust Capital Management, L.P. (FTCM) is an institutional allocator of alternatives, viewing all decisions through the lens of a fiduciary as we are principal investors in all of our investment vehicles.
First Trust Alternative Investment Research (“FT AIR”): FTCM leverages an experienced research team to source and align with top-tier managers across the alternative investment universe. Through a comprehensive due diligence process, the research team has a track record of superior risk-adjusted returns and lead the market in utilizing their expertise and extensive network to source investments.
We are not an open alternatives platform and do not outsource any aspect of our process. All managers and strategies undergo our rigorous, in-house investment and operational due diligence. FT AIR provides ongoing coverage through the life of the investment as we invest alongside our clients and partner firms.