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Meredith Jones: "We need to have different types of behavior within a portfolio"

Friday, July 17, 2015

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Meredith Jones
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

Meredith Jones is the author of a recently published book called Women of The Street - Why Female Money Managers Generate Higher Returns (and How You Can Too). She has worked in the alternative investment industry for about 17 years, starting shortly before the Long Term Capital Management collapse in 1998. During that time and among other things, she did research on the outperformance of emerging managers and then took an interest in diversity funds – minority and women owned funds.

Some research she did while at Rothstein Kass showed that there was significant outperformance of women-run hedge funds versus the hedge fund universe at large – by about six percentage points over a six and a half year period, she told Greg de Spoelberch during a recent Opalesque TV interview. Even if the sample was relatively small, she was able to capture the vast majority of the 125 women-run hedge funds in existence at the time, in her index (at Rothstein Kass, she created the first Women in Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Index).

There has also been a lot of research done on other universes, she adds. For example, ......................

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