Rob Mannix is the desk editor for asset management and insurance, covering risk management, derivatives and regulatory issues as they affect the buy side. He was previously responsible for Risk.net’s insurance coverage.
Based in the London office, Rob is interested in developments affecting all buy-side institutions, specifically asset managers, insurers, pension schemes and hedge funds. Current areas of focus include liquidity risk, Solvency II and the regulation of systemic risk.
Rob joined Infopro Digital (then Incisive Media) in 2008, having previously worked at Euromoney Institutional Investor, covering legal and regulatory issues affecting capital markets.
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Ties between alternative risk premia and fixed income closer than appreciated
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Average fund is down almost 5%, but gap between best and worst performers is 14%
Investment approach’s diversification benefits can’t be relied on in the short term
Firm says conventional investing wisdom is missing out on alpha
Goldman, Robeco challenge conventional ‘bottom-up’ portfolio design
Firms turn to machine learning, hybrid products and new markets to boost returns
All Weather fund's approach remains poorly understood, says Prince
The week on Risk.net, August 4–10
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