Anatomy Of A Tear Sheet Dec16

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post.   Having been an investor, a PerTrac employee and a general statistics nerd, I have seen more than my share of performance tear sheets. While some people think of them as unnecessary, I can tell you that a good performance tear sheet can help make the case… Read more »

The Simple Case for Emerging Managers Dec15

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. When people ask me why I am such a passionate advocate for emerging managers, I sometimes wax a little poetic. But the fact is, after nearly 17 years in the alternative investment industry, I don’t believe any investor can have a truly optimized or truly… Read more »

Emerging Manager 2015 Travel Planner Nov20

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. As emerging managers start thinking about capital raising for 2015, it’s time to think about travel planning and investor meetings. Even though a recent survey of investors found that two-thirds are willing to meet with a manager in whom they don’t plan to invest, who… Read more »

Mi Alpha Pi – A Look At The Sources of Alpha Nov11

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Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. While at the Grosvenor Small and Emerging Managers Conference last week in Chicago, I started thinking about alpha. Despite all of the naysayers out there quick to announce the death of alpha, I would actually suggest that alpha is alive and well and living in many portfolios…. Read more »

October volatility: Is it crowded in here or is it just me? Nov7

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By Stan Altshuller Introduction Many investors have observed the slow, relentless decline of alpha generated by hedge fund managers. As the industry continues to grow, fewer unique opportunities for alpha exist. Those pockets of dislocation attract a large number of smart, driven managers focused on exploiting those opportunities. Multiple managers participating in similar trade ideas leads… Read more »