modelling

Hedge Funds

From family office to your back office

The owners of an online funds management system spun out of the Haines family’s Portland House Group in 2004 are actively marketing for the first time, with “fundamental style” managers and family offices of up to $500 million and 30-odd trades a day the target market. Funds Management Online (FMO) is an integrated fund accounting […]
Hedge Funds

From family office to your back office

The owners of an online funds management system spun out of the Haines family’s Portland House Group in 2004 are actively marketing for the first time, with “fundamental style” managers and family offices of up to $500 million and 30-odd trades a day the target market. Funds Management Online (FMO) is an integrated fund accounting […]
Hedge Funds

Tail wags the dog – modelling tail risk in alternatives

  When it comes to modelling the potential risks and returns of alternatives, trustees continue to rely on mean-variance approaches (such as expected average returns and annual return volatility), but acknowledge it is not the best solution as correlations are non-stationary (that is, can vary over time), and illiquidity and leverage create tail risk. In […]
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