News & Insights

News

News from Nile Capital Group and our portfolio companies.

August 31, 2018

Nile Capital Group Buys Majority Stake in Convergence Investment Partners

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL – Nile Capital Group, a sector focused growth private equity firm, today announced that it has completed a majority investment in Convergence […]
February 8, 2018

Denali Advisors Sells Minority Stake to Nile Capital Group Fund

SAN DIEGO – Denali Advisors, an institutional investment firm and the largest Native American owned asset management firm in the country, today announced it has accepted a […]
January 7, 2018

Nile Capital Group forms fund to partner with Strategic Global Advisors, LLC.

Newport Beach, CA – December 23, 2015 – On the 10 year anniversary of Strategic Global Advisors, LLC’s (“SGA”) founding, SGA is pleased to announce a partnership […]

Research

Nile believes one of its competitive advantage is its deep domain expertise which is derived from our experiences as individuals and a team complemented by our proprietary, in-depth research. Our team members are constantly looking to better understand complex situations and use research as a way to quantify those qualities and elements that lead to successful outcomes.

The financial services industry is large and growing, comprised of many highly fragmented niches that are attractive investment opportunities in an industry which often trends towards consolidation. We use proprietary research to help us understand the complexity of companies at critical inflection points in their life cycle and how it has and will impact market dynamics, business models and regulatory decisions. We believe our specialized and focused research helps us to quickly and efficiently understand key issues and analyze investment opportunities and risks.

The research is used to provide unique insights that are helpful in both the talent identification stages of the investment process and post-acquisition when value-added engagement with management teams becomes Nile’s major focus.

June 12, 2018

The Impending Mutualization of the Asset Management Industry

Abstract: The Mutual form of ownership structure is most often associated with life insurance companies or small community banks where the customers of such institutions are […]
May 12, 2018

Why the Outsourced Operations Model is Ideal for Asset Managers

Abstract: The foundation of the asset management industry is, and always will be, finding the value proposition. Chasing alpha is how we make our money. So […]
April 8, 2018

The Relationship between Employee Ownership and Manager Performance

Abstract: Is there a level of employee ownership that correlates best with future manager performance? A number of noted endowments have a stated policy to invest […]
March 12, 2018

Using a Superior Risk Management Framework to Improve Investment Performance

Abstract: We believe that the traditional approach to risk management of using a single methodology for risk estimation and end of horizon risk measures based on […]
February 12, 2018

The Relationship between Fund Performance, Asset Growth and the Task of Capital Allocators

Abstract: The asset management industry widely assumes that asset growth in a fund automatically follows superior performance. In this paper, we illustrate that while there is […]
January 5, 2018

New Kids on the Blockchain

Abstract: Outside of stories on the bad behavior of Hollywood moguls and members of Congress, there are few topics as salacious or as little understood as […]