Key 2020 trends for the endowment, foundation, and nonprofit marketplace. COVID-19 has led many nonprofits to reassess their endowment strategies and risk profiles.Nonprofits continue to diversify their fundraising strategies and revenue sources.Technology strategies are even more crucial as COVID-19 limits face-to-face meetings and special events.
Tech advancements are transforming infrastructure opportunities in project finance.Funding for infrastructure assets has shifted with less coming from commercial banks and more capital coming institutional investors.Technology is impacting infrastructure with the telecom industry moving from 4g to 5g, causing a larger demand for location-specific data centers.An abundance of capital allows independent third-party trustees the opportunity to partner with many sources.
As 2021 fast approaches, the burning question of what indices will replace LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) comes to the forefront. LIBOR scandals have caused the creation of alternative indices options. The impact to the Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) market could be significant as there are billions of dollars of residential mortgage loans in the U.S. that are tied to LIBOR.