Time for relative returns

performance measurement

In contrast with high-net-worth individuals, who focus on absolute returns, the more recent investors in the hedge fund universe - especially institutional investors - require risk-adjusted performance measures.

Unfortunately, there are limitations to traditional performance measures, such as the Sharpe ratio and multi-factor models. Therefore, hedge fund indices have received increasing acceptance.

However, hedge fund indices suffer from numerous theoretical shortcomings and practical challen

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