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Culture Eats Sharpe Ratios for Breakfast

Apr 25th, 2021 | Filed under: Due Diligence Process, Newly Added, What about beta?, Risk Metrics and Measurement, The Alts Industry, Risk Management & Operations

By John Bowman, CFA, Senior Managing Director, CAIA Association This article was originally posted on FundFire on March 24, 2021. Alternative fund manager due diligence has an execution problem. The evidence is mounting that investors, managers, and consultants agree the typical fund vetting process overlooks increasingly important qualitative factors thatRead More


3 Threats to Hedge Funds

Mar 8th, 2020 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Hedge Fund Regulation, Hedge Fund Strategies, Newly Added, Regulatory Environment, Liquid Alts, The Alts Industry, Fees, Hedge Funds, Liquid Alternative Investiments, Allocating to Alts

A recent paper by a scholar at Tilburg University and a market participant at Robeco outlines the difficulties that the hedge fund industry has faced over the last decade. These problems arose, at least in part, from the democratization of alternative investing. There are three important challenges to the hedgeRead More


Assessing Risk Measurement for a Portfolio of Hedge Funds

Jan 27th, 2019 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Hedge Fund Operations and Risk Management, Hedge Fund Strategies, Newly Added, Risk management, Technology, Risk Metrics and Measurement, The Alts Industry, Risk Management Strategies & Processes, Hedge Funds, Structure of the Hedge Funds Industry, Risk Management & Operations

Two scholars, Shubeur Rahman and Ranjan Bhaduri, have in a new paper taken a fresh look at a long-standing dilemma in the alternative investments industry. The question is: how should investors in hedge funds (especially in a multi-asset class, multi-strategy portfolio of hedge funds) measure the market risk inherent inRead More


Best Practices for Private Equity Sponsors in an Age of Increasing Scrutiny

May 23rd, 2016 | Filed under: Performance, Analytics & Metrics, Private Equity, Newly Added, Risk management, Benchmarking & Performance Attribution, Other Issues in Private Investments, Risk Management Strategies & Processes, Private Investments

By John Czapla, Parag Patel and Shane Newell, Valuation Research Corporation As the demand for transparency rises for private equity and hedge funds, the spotlight is increasingly focusing on valuation practices. There are an important number of reasons why the valuation process has become important, and they are essential forRead More


Northern Trust on Hedge Funds, Big Data and Transparency

May 20th, 2015 | Filed under: Institutional Investing, Alpha Hunters, Technology

The integration of data isn't fully on the hedge fund industry radar yet. Yet it may be critical to rebuilding manager-investor relations via whiz-bang 21st century technology. Read More