Are Liquid Alts Fees Too High

Are Liquid Alts Fees Too High?

One of the hottest investment trends of the past few years has been liquid alternative exchange-traded funds, also known as liquid alts or liquid alt ETFs. Investment strategies involving these specialized funds have enjoyed significant growth in popularity, although some argue that the prices charged by money managers are too high. First, let’s take a …

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mitigated downside risk

Have Hedge Funds Successfully Mitigated Downside Risk Over The Past 20 Years?

In a modern world characterized by uncertainty and risk, a growing number of investors are looking to hedge funds as a means to shield their assets against volatility, produce more predictable returns, and secure their financial future. But as with any other investment vehicle, knowing whether hedge funds have historically mitigated downside risk and acted …

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Hedge Fund Compliance 101

Compliance management is crucial for hedge funds, especially considering the strict regulatory requirements and addition of new rules that continually require industry professionals to pay close attention to their governance and compliance controls. The topic of compliance can be somewhat overwhelming, but you can narrow it down to four key areas: Due Diligence; Risk Management; …

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Who Benefits from a Firm-Wide Investment Risk  Assessment Solution? 

To remain competitive, asset managers, hedge funds, private banks, wealth  managers and family offices have been trying to modernize certain aspects of  their investment operations. Although the industry gets more sophisticated by the day, there are remaining gaps and challenges in identifying the various  investment risks which are often hidden from the untrained eye.  A …

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Risk Exposures and Concentration

How to Quantify the Risk Exposures and  Concentration of Multi-Asset Portfolios?

The evaluation of a portfolio’s overall risk exposure to normal or Black Swan market conditions cannot be adequately described by a single risk statistic. Instead, it requires the deployment of a selection of risk metrics and calculation methodologies, to ensure that the risk that one assumes to produce a performance, complies with given investment policy …

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Compliance Framework

The Importance of Having the Right Compliance Framework for Hedge Funds

Over the past decade, there has been a marked increase in the number of regulations and reporting requirements present in the financial sector. As a result, having the right compliance framework is now one of the most important aspects of every hedge fund’s daily activities. As the punishment for failure to meet these requirements can …

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Operation Control in Hedge Funds

The Importance of Operation Control in Hedge Funds

When discussing hedge funds, many people focus on investment strategies and potential profits. However, it is also very important to consider risk management. The right operational control allows hedge fund managers to safeguard the finances and satisfaction of their clients. Why is operation control so valuable for hedge fund management? To understand its many uses …

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