Episode 12

Published on:

7th May 2024

Alan Strauss, Senior Partner and Director of Investor Relations, Crystal Capital Partners

Crystal Capital Partners is a portfolio-centric alternative investment platform allowing financial advisors to seamlessly customize portfolios of industry-leading alternative investment funds with low minimums and operational simplicity.

Alan Strauss joined me to discuss the evolution of Crystal Capital Partners, how the firm partners with financial advisors and wealth management professionals to construct portfolios for discerning accredited investors and qualified purchasers, and where advisors are currently looking for exposures.

Crystal Capital Partners has more than 30 years of alternative investment experience, works with 200+ financial advisory firms, has created 500+ bespoke portfolios through their platform and has a curated roster of 50 private equity, private credit, venture capital, and hedge fund offerings available to clients.

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Alternative investments
ATLalts is a podcast for those interested in learning about alternative investments and alternative asset classes through interviews with investors, asset owners, and industry practitioners. ATLalts explores venture capital, private equity, real estate, credit, private debt, distressed, hedge funds, commodities, FX, currencies, infrastructure, structured products, digital assets, multi-alternatives, secondaries, collectibles, farmland, timberland, and more specialized alternative assets such as life settlements, aircraft leasing, royalties, litigation funding, and marine finance.
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Andres Sandate

Andres Sandate is the host of ATLalts. Andres has extensive knowledge of alternative investments with professional experience working in asset management, capital markets, securities, and investment banking going back nearly 20 years. He has held senior leadership roles working in private credit, hedge funds, private equity real estate, multi-asset alternative investment and placement agents. Andres is a Registered Financial Advisor with Gramercy Park Wealth Advisors, LLC and GPWA, LLC, Member FINRA/SIPC and holds the Series 7, 66, and 79 FINRA licenses. He is Founder and CEO of Endurance Strategies, LLC (www.endurancestrategies.com) and President and Member of the Board of Directors of the Southeastern Alternative Funds Association (www.theSEAFA.com). Andres earned an MBA and a BS from The University of Kansas and is a native of Newton, Kansas. Andres and his wife Heidi (McElroy) Sandate have three school-aged children and reside in Smyrna, GA (Atlanta). Email andres@atlalts.com