Benchmark Plus Institutional Partners Real Alpha Fund: Benchmark Plus Management

Deconstructing alpha


Conventional asset managers are judged on their performance relative to an appropriate benchmark. Benchmark Plus Management, a $1.8 billion fund of hedge funds (FoHF) manager, believes the same rules should apply to hedge funds.

Benchmarking hedge fund performance is complex and resource intensive but the benefits far outweigh the costs, according to Robert Ferguson, founder and chief investment officer of Benchmark Plus.

“It takes the mystery out of hedge funds. We can separate the alpha and beta

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