Asset management companies have been chasing alpha for a long time through traditional strategies: the aim has been to achievehigher returns than the benchmark index while balancing risk. So far, derivatives have been used by asset managers primarily for risk mitigation. However, the flexible nature of derivatives enables managers to reproduce any desired risk profile and to consider every desired asset class. This is precisely the reason why structured derivatives are so important in modern finance. Now, a new breed of asset managers wants to seize the opportunity that comes along with these sophisticated instruments, and Assenagon is one of them.
More on Technology
IT systems not geared for trade reporting under EU anti-manipulation law
Result comes despite tougher rules on market manipulation and abuse
Focus needs to be on reacting, not stopping every threat
Companies can wring more value from regulation-mandated data
Sign up for Risk.net email alerts
Sponsored video: MarketAxess
Sponsored video: Tradeweb
Multifonds talks to Custody Risk on being nominated for the Post-Trade Technology Vendor of the Year at the Custody Risk Awards 2014
Sponsored webinar: IBM Risk Analytics
There are no comments submitted yet. Do you have an interesting opinion? Then be the first to post a comment.