Investors focus on risk reduction as hedge fund performance becomes secondary issue

Risk trumps return

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Are investors more focused on risk than return?

Antoine Haddad, Bainbridge Partners
We believe investors continue to focus on risk before returns. There is, however, a significant shift that we have seen post-2008 as to how risk is defined.

Before the crisis investors were often satisfied with risk definitions that were limited to various forms of return volatility calculations and drawdowns. Investors have since gained a deep appreciation for other types of risks that are very often invisible to