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Dexia explains why alternative funds will outperform again

Friday, November 08, 2013

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Fabrice Cuchet, head of alternative investments at Dexia Asset Management (AM), told the French media on Wednesday, ahead of Dexia’s yearly alternative investment roadshow, that he expects alternative investment funds to come back to their former glory.

Hedge funds have only captured around 20% of the stock market’s rises since 2009, just when investors expected of them to capture at least 50%, like they used to before 2008.

This was due to uncertainty and lack of political visibility, as well as sharp corrections and missed rallies, he explained, according to Les Echos and Easy Bourse.

"There have been six global stock market corrections (of more than 10%) since 2001, five of which took place between 2008 and 2012. During those sharp market drops, alternatives manager did their job; they reduced risk in order to preserve capital… and invariably missed the rebounds, which ......................

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