Hedge fund Mariner navigates turbulent markets

Navigating turbulent markets

Mariner is finding pockets of alpha in regulation-roiled markets

Faced with paltry bond yields and the risk of severe losses when interest rates inevitably rise, large institutional investors are stepping up their search for alternative sources of diversification.

Mariner Investment Group, which manages around $10 billion in hedge fund assets together with its associated advisors, could be one of the main beneficiaries.

While equities are enjoying a bull run, many of the big pension plans Mariner serves are fretting over the fate of their fixed income investmen