Shareholders of alternative assets on Public can earn potential returns in three potential ways:

  1. Trading - By selling their share(s) to other Public members in secondary trading.

  2. Buyout - If one of the underlying assets the shareholder invested in is sold via a buyout.

  3. Cash Flows - If the asset generates cash flows, which are then distributed to shareholders (Note: only specific categories of alternative assets are typically expected to generate cash flows. Be sure to read the offering circular for specific assets to determine whether cash flows are expected).

Investing in alternative assets involves significant risk, and the price of your alternative assets can decrease, potentially to zero.

If you ever have questions, the team is always here for you, so feel free to give us a shout on the app’s Chat or via email at

Brokerage services for US-listed, registered securities available on Public are offered by Open to the Public Investing, Inc., member of FINRA & SIPC, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Public Holdings, Inc. Brokerage services for alternative investments available on Public are offered by Dalmore Group, LLC, member of FINRA & SIPC. Alternative investments are over-the-counter equity securities that have been issued pursuant to Regulation A of the Securities Act of 1933. Dalmore Group, LLC and Open to the Public Investing, Inc. are not affiliated entities.

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