AQR, BlackRock Hit as Liquid Alts End a Rough 201820190201103331

AQR, BlackRock Hit as Liquid Alts End a Rough 2018

February 1, 2019News
Liquid alternative performance in large funds leads to continued outflows for the space. " The year ahead will pose many challenges in the macroeconomic environment, including uncertainties over the U.S. government shutdown, Brexit, trade wars, and the impact of monetary tightening", says Andre...
Absolute returns a ‘disaster waiting to happen’, says Alt Ucits manager20181114123123

Absolute returns a ‘disaster waiting to happen’, says Alt Ucits manager

November 14, 2018News,
Citywire interviews Andrew Beer on some of the significant issues facing investors today.Excerpt:There are serious concerns surrounding many Alternative Ucits funds, as many liquid alternative funds are failing to perform, while charging high fees and presenting serious liquidity risks.That is accor...
Why October is a Disaster for Equity Long/Short Hedge Funds20181105131125

Why October is a Disaster for Equity Long/Short Hedge Funds

November 5, 2018News
In this recent article in Absolute Return, Andrew Beer shares his insights about the recent market volatility and its impact on hedge fund performance.  In the conclusion, he offers a clear directive to allocators:Excerpt:For investors in equity hedge funds, the recent poor performance raises a trou...
What’s in the box? Bad year reveals alt premia’s gaps20181101114509

What’s in the box? Bad year reveals alt premia’s gaps

November 1, 2018News,
The average fund is down almost 5%, but gap between best and worst performers is 14%. In this recent article in Risk.net, Andrew Beer sheds some light on the hidden risks associated with individual funds and offers his perspective:Excerpt:For investors, the differences raise clear questions. “Imagin...
Investment: Are 8% returns possible?20181031140609

Investment: Are 8% returns possible?

October 31, 2018News
In this article in Funds Europe, Andrew Beer is interviewed about the difficulty faced by investors seeking to achieve 8% returns across diversified portfolios.Click here to read the full article....
Dynamic Beta investments shortlisted for 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Awards20181019154928

Dynamic Beta investments shortlisted for 2018 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Awards

October 19, 2018News
The Dynamic Beta Managed Futures Strategy was shortlisted in the CTA category and we are extremely honored to be nominated two years in a row....
Il y a une pression énorme sur les rémunérations des hedge funds20181005101110

Il y a une pression énorme sur les rémunérations des hedge funds

October 5, 2018News
In this in-depth interview in Les Echos, Andrew Beer shares his insights about the market and explains why the alternative sector is under pressure from investors to reduce costs and offset the decline in performance.Il y a une pression énorme sur les rémunérations des hedge fundsBy Nessim Ait-Kacim...
iM Global Partner acquisition of Dynamic Beta stake drives liquid alternatives ETF launch20180921111329

iM Global Partner acquisition of Dynamic Beta stake drives liquid alternatives ETF launch

September 21, 2018News,
Published in ETF Express September 21, 2018By Beverly ChandlerMulti-boutique platform, iM Global Partner, has acquired a 45 per cent stake in Dynamic Beta investments, formerly Beachhead Capital, in a move that will bring a new suite of liquid alternative ETFs to the market.Click here to read the fu...
Liquid-Alts Manager Preps ETF20180919121538

Liquid-Alts Manager Preps ETF

September 19, 2018News
A recent article in Hedge Fund Alert discusses plans by DBi to launch a dynamic beta managed futures ETF with their strategic partner, iM Global.Liquid-Alts Manager Preps ETFExcerpt:Liquid-alternatives shop Dynamic Beta Investments is creating an exchange-traded fund that would seek to replicate the...
Alternative risk premia: six reasons to be careful20180919112717

Alternative risk premia: six reasons to be careful

September 19, 2018News,
In this recent article in HFM Week, Andrew Beer offers six reasons why popular alternative beta strategies are more attractive in theory than practice.Alternative risk premia: six reasons to be carefulExcerpt:Over the past several years, the hot topic among allocators has been whether ‘alternative r...