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In this sponsored Q&A, François Bocqueraz talks about his experiences conducting operational due diligence and manager selection for Amundi Alternative Investments, focusing on the changes the Alternative...
Hedge funds are under pressure to differentiate and explain their worth concludes a survey by SEI. Managers need to work with investors to find portfolio solutions rather than offer products
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