Austria has a considerable history in alternatives. The country is internationally considered to be a CTA country and to be strong in quantitative strategies. Over the more recent years, Austria's alternatives has grown and matured, and many different strategies are run out of Austria as of today.
This new Opalesque Roundtable delves into the history of alternatives in Austria, which already started in the 80s and 90s. Early on, at a time when CalPERS for example didn't even consider investing into hedge funds, Austrian institutional investors favored the development of alternatives, because “they believed in it.”
The Opalesque Austria Roundtable was sponsored by Salus Alpha Group and took place June 28th 2011 in Vienna with:
Mark Cachia, Head of Alternative Investments, Erste Group
Martin Greil, Co-founder and Secretary General of the Alternative Investment Association VAI
Günther Herndlhofer, Investment Manager, VBV Pension Fund
Oliver Prock, CEO and CIO, Salus Alpha Capital
Marie Milford, Managing Partner & CEO, Asset Allocation Alpha
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