Ron Mock, head of alternative investing at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, takes over as CEO in 2014. His own hedge fund background and an emphasis on risk/return has already brought positive results...
Unlike returns and most other metrics in use in financial services, portfolio risk is not the sum of the risks of its parts. What is needed is a clear and compact system to show how risk behaves
CEO of the Cern Pension Fund Theodore Economou has moved from the traditional allocation strategy used by most plans to a capital preservation approach based on dynamic risk-driven asset allocation
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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CEO of the Cern Pension Fund Theodore Economou says pension funds should use the techniques of the best global macro hedge fund managers to control risk and volatility while producing absolute returns
An analysis of commodity futures produces a strategy combing two ‘traditional’ signals – momentum and term structure – with idiosyncratic volatility in an easy to deploy triple-scoring scheme
The ability to infer daily performance from less frequently observed returns data can help hedge fund investors understand intra-month gains and losses
Hedge funds are adopting policies supporting socially responsible investing. It is possible for them to adhere to such principles, helping them attract capital from a new set of investors
Institutional investors are set to allocate 11% more to hedge funds this year, according to a Deutsche Bank survey. Less money is flowing to FoHFs while emerging managers are in favour.
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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