A better alternative?

Investible indices are being heralded as the new cheap and liquid means of achieving diversification. But how do they compare with funds of funds?


Most institutional and individual investors who place money with hedge funds seek to diversify across a range of them.

The chosen path to diversified access to the hedge fund asset class is through hedge funds of funds. However, slightly less expensive, slightly more diversified products - investible hedge fund indices - have now presented an alternative route.

Investible hedge fund indices are constructed in a passive manner, similar to equity indices, but with the constituents being hedge funds

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