Thu, Mar 23, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Dynamic hedging applications can bridge gap between algorithmic techniques and traditional long term investment

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Complex and dynamic hedge fund applications are capable of bridging the gap between algorithmic techniques and traditional long term investments, said Maxime Dupont, Founder and CEO of Luxembourg-based Quantam Group of Companies, at the latest Opalesque Florida Roundtable sponsored by Wells Fargo and Eurex.

The Roundtable took place on December 2012 at Wells Fargo’s Miami office.

"Today, investors tend to be rather risk averse, so they are interested in say emerging markets or in bonds but with a long term approach," Dupont said. He added, "They do not want to see a -40%, -50% or -60% drawdown anymore, because it is just too harmful. They have been hit in 2008 and in the last 15 or 20 years they have been hit three or four more times like this, and therefore they shy away from suffering such a kind of drawdown again."

He explained that it is an interesting approach within modern asset management trying to cross the skills of long term investors and efficient stock pickers with the more algorithmic techn......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing

 



  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Hedge fund liquidations in 2016 surpass 2009 levels, new launches decline[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Even as the hedge fund industry's total assets exceeded the $3tln milestone last year, hedge fund liquidations increased. So much so that 2016 had the highest number of liquidations since 2008, claims the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, re

  2. Hedge funds find no joy in macro as returns lag Trump rally[more]

    From Gulfnews.com: In 2017, macro hedge funds were expected to shine. So far? Not so much. It's been a far from impressive first two months for funds that trade around macroeconomic events. Discretionary funds rose just 0.3 per cent through February, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc., while the

  3. Strategies - Billionaire investor Marc Lasry shares how he's playing markets right now, Classic models are failing FX hedge funds desperate for return[more]

    Billionaire investor Marc Lasry shares how he's playing markets right now From CNBC.com: Buy on the prospect of deregulation. Sell on the enactment of deregulation. That's the strategy that billionaire investor Marc Lasry is implementing, according to an interview with CNBC in Las Vegas

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Aberdeen makes the case for the lower mid-market[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Aberdeen Asset Management has released a new paper focused on lower mid-market private equity. According to the paper, this segment of the private equity market is gaining popularity with private equity investors that are looking for multiple expansion and less

  5. Hedge funds await outcome of French elections, feel pinch on lower oil prices & weak dollar[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds felt the pinch of lower oil prices and weak U.S. dollar as the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was marginally down as of the week ending 14 March, Lyxor Asset Management said in its Weekly Briefing. The Lyxor He