Hedge Funds

Three ways to better manage non-financial risk

The recent financial crisis shed light on a number of new sources of risk. On the one hand there was the extreme correlation between the real estate mortgage and equity markets, and on the other hand the extreme price sensitivity of all assets to the counterparty and liquidity risks of the financial system with respect […]
Hedge Funds

Long-term investing strategies in private wealth management

Asset-liability management (ALM) denotes the adaptation of the portfolio-management process in order to handle the presence of various constraints relating to the commitments that represent the liabilities of an investor. Academic research has suggested that suitable extensions of portfolio-optimisation techniques used by institutional investors (for example, pension funds) could be usefully transposed to the context of private wealth management precisely because they have […]