Alto and Farmland LP Announce Partnership to Broaden Access to Alternative Investments
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Nov 21, 2023, 9:00 AM ET
Strategic partnership offers accredited investors access to a blue-chip real asset-managed fund
NASHVILLE, TN / ACCESSWIRE / November 21, 2023 / Alto, a platform that enables individuals to invest in alternative assets using their retirement funds, today announced an expanded partnership with Farmland LP, one of the largest fund managers specializing in organic farmland. Farmland LP is making its Vital Farmland Fund III ("Fund III") available on the Alto Marketplace, allowing accredited investors to invest in a real asset-managed farmland fund.
"We're pleased to partner with Farmland LP to further enhance our range of fund offerings in unique and specialized segments of alternative investments, catering to the needs of accredited investors," said Scott Harrigan, CEO of Alto Securities. "This partnership will offer accredited investors an opportunity to invest in a fund that is typically not accessible to retail investors, diversifying their portfolios into a largely uncorrelated asset class to the public markets."
Vital Farmland Fund III, a 506(c) Regulation D offering, is focused on acquiring and converting conventional, chemical-based farms through conversion to organic and regenerative agriculture, seeking to generate returns for investors while promoting sustainability. Farmland LP, as a farmland investment management firm, has successfully acquired and managed over 16,000 acres of farmland in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington, amassing a portfolio exceeding $275 million in farmland assets over the last 14 years.
"The Alto platform is a terrific platform for accredited investors to invest in Fund III using retirement funds," said Craig Wichner-Founder and Managing Partner of Farmland LP. "We already have a large number of investors in our prior funds that use their IRA accounts and we are pleased to be working with Alto to expand this offering to their client base."
Traditionally, alternative investments were largely limited to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and institutional investors due to their complexity and higher minimum investment requirements. Alto, aims to broaden access by offering accredited investors the opportunity to explore these unique investment options through their IRAs.
To learn more about Alto, visit AltoIRA.com.
Alto is a self-directed IRA solution with the mission of providing alternatives for all. Where alternative assets were once reserved for the ultra-rich, now retail and accredited investors can diversify their portfolios by investing in alternative investments like private equity, venture capital, real estate, farmland, and crypto using retirement funds. Alto IRA and Alto CryptoIRA® offer the same tax advantages as more conventional, legacy IRAs while providing access to investment opportunities not offered by most custodians - without complicated or hidden fees. Alto's investment partners include AngelList, Constitution Lending, Republic, Coinbase, and more. Alto also offers a seamless, end-to-end tech solution in its newly launched Capital Raise platform that allows issuers to easily raise capital by tapping into the more than $10T held in IRAs. Alto is not a registered broker-dealer or investment advisor. Alto does not promote or endorse individual investment opportunities and does not provide legal, tax, or investment advice to its clients. For more information, visit altoira.com.
About Alto Securities
Alto Securities, LLC ("Alto Securities") is a registered broker-dealer: Alto Securities, LLC ("Alto Securities") is a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC. Neither Alto Securities nor any of its affiliates provide any investment advice or make any investment recommendations to any persons, ever, and no communication through herein or in any other medium should be construed as such. Investments offered by the Firm are speculative, involve a high degree of risk, are generally illiquid, and can be different from traditional markets. You should be prepared to lose some or all of your investment. Private placements may not be appropriate for every investor. Investors should conduct their own due diligence and are encouraged to consult with a financial professional. Past performance is not indicative of future results. There is no guarantee that a diversified portfolio will enhance overall returns, outperform a non-diversified portfolio, or prevent against loss.
About Farmland LP
As a leader in the organic and regenerative farmland investment sector, Farmland LP seeks to provide investors robust returns by transforming conventional farmland into thriving, sustainably managed organic farmland. Established in 2009, Farmland LP employs a distinctive, value-add commercial real estate approach to the $3.8 trillion farmland industry designed to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns for investors.
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