Sat, Feb 23, 2019
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

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

Friday, July 17, 2015

amb
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, ......................

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. New Launches: Royal London launches new Greetham fund, Direct lending specialist unveils multi-manager credit fund, PeakSpan Capital announces final close for Fund II on $265m, Mubadala's venture capital unit to launch $400m European fund, Lazard offers Scandinavian bond fund[more]

    Royal London launches new Greetham fund From FT Adviser: Royal London's Multi Asset Strategies is the latest fund to be launched for Trevor Greetham and his eight-strong multi-asset team. It targets annualised total returns of cash, defined as the Sterling Overnight Index Average, p

  2. New Launches: AI venture capital firm InReach Ventures launches new $60m fund[more]

    From Telegraph: InReach Ventures, a venture capital firm using artificial intelligence to spot the most promising early stage startups in Europe, has closed a new EUR53m ($60m) fund, as it said the Brexit process would be unlikely to decrease entrepreneurship in the EU. InReach Ventures said it

  3. Outlook: Why Paul Tudor Jones fears a 'revolution', A lot of 'negative surprises' will hit the markets in coming months, hedge-fund veteran Mark Yusko says[more]

    Why Paul Tudor Jones fears a 'revolution' From Institutional Investor: Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones; Robert Shiller, the Yale University professor who is a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economic sciences; and DoubleLine Capital's deputy chief investment officer Jeff

  4. Performance: This small Austin based hedge fund founded by a successful Polish entrepreneur is beating market by recognizing growing moats[more]

    From Value Walk: Lukasz Tomicki, the founder of Austin, TX-based LRT Capital, had a life-changing moment after he achieved a degree of success. This led him into the hedge fund business where his emerging strategy has outperformed the major stock and hedge fund indices, he told ValueWalk. How the fu

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: BDO Survey: 89% of GPs expect a downturn within the next two years[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Private equity appears to be preparing for the worst. 89 percent of private equity fund managers expect a prolonged downturn sometime in the next two years, according to the findings of a newly released survey from BDO. The trade war was cited as a top conce