As institutional investors turn to hedge funds as a solution to low yields, GAM is betting a combination of research, expertise and sophisticated risk metrics will give it a competitive advantage.
As the hedge fund industry continues to mature and more institutional money flows into it, managers need to find ways to promote and support smaller, start up funds in order to support overall growth....
Trading in markets where politicians affect outcome has led Hari Hariharan of NWI to opt for bite size positions and go back to basics on macro analysis on the fixed income fund he runs for Permal.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Responsive investor relations and client-centred marketing is at the heart of successful asset management, believes Perella Weinberg Partners. Its core principles include transparency and diversity.
Sharon Bowles, chair of the European parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee, believes the end is in sight for the eurozone crisis. She is also positive on co-operation with US lawmakers.
Investors and hedge fund managers are trying to find effective and cost-efficient ways to tackle tail risk. One way to hedge this risk is through long-dated options, because they offer convexity.
Institutional investors tend to allocate to larger hedge funds even though research shows smaller funds give better returns. Other facts like operational risk management could favour large funds.
An accurate measure of alpha is difficult. Defining hedge fund risk exposures can be particularly tricky due to the large varieties of strategies and the specific nature of hedge fund return profiles.
Winner: Outstanding contribution to the industry by an institutional investor
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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