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iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF Celebrates One Year Anniversary20200511073918

iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF Celebrates One Year Anniversary

May 11, 2020
Low Correlation Strategy Proves Well-Suited for Market Volatility Philadelphia and New York, May 11, 2020 – iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF (DBMF), one of the first actively-managed Managed Futures exchange traded funds (ETF) on the market, celebrates its one year anniversary.  The ET...
iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments Launched Second Alternative ETF20200205103052

iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments Launched Second Alternative ETF

February 5, 2020
Philadelphia and New York, January 8, 2019 - iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments (DBi) today announced the launch of the iM DBi Hedge Strategy ETF (DBEH), an actively-managed exchange traded fund (ETF) seeking to match or outperform the performance of the largest Global Equity Long/Short ...
Do ‘trend’ risk premiums explain CTA performance?20191121132414

Do ‘trend’ risk premiums explain CTA performance?

November 21, 2019
In this article in P&I, Andrew Beer discusses the diversification benefits of commodity trading advisor hedge funds.To read the full article, click here ...
iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments Launch Managed Futures ETF20190611052604

iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments Launch Managed Futures ETF

June 11, 2019
New York and Philadelphia – iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments (DBi) announce the launch of the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF, one of the first actively-managed Managed Futures exchange traded funds (ETF) on the market. In a context of markets turmoil, iM ...
Liquid Alternative ETFs20190429113351

Liquid Alternative ETFs

April 29, 2019
Andrew Beer discusses how the ETF industry is ripe for change in the alternative space. With only a few alternative ETFs with assets over 100M, there is a huge opportunity to expand. See the full ETF Trends article here....
All Risk, No Premia?20190429085355

All Risk, No Premia?

April 29, 2019
Risk premia strategies have been promoted as a great way to diversify portfolios while providing a steady source of return. Absolute Return discusses how empirical evidence shows quite the contrary story. Andrew Beer also gives his take on the space in the article. Absolute Return subscribers can re...
The Six New Commandments of Hedge Fund Investing20190304114642

The Six New Commandments of Hedge Fund Investing

March 4, 2019
Andrew Beer discusses in Alpha Week a new paradigm to hedge fund investing. Read the full story here....
AQR, BlackRock Hit as Liquid Alts End a Rough 201820190201103331

AQR, BlackRock Hit as Liquid Alts End a Rough 2018

February 1, 2019
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”, say...
Hedge fund veteran joins Dynamic Beta Investments as COO20190124161509

Hedge fund veteran joins Dynamic Beta Investments as COO

January 24, 2019
As DBi’s Chief Operating Officer, Cilento will drive the expansion of the firm’s operations ahead of continued asset growth and the launch of new liquid alternatives strategies in 2019 and beyond Cilento (pictured) joins DBi with an extensive 18-year track record. At AQR, he managed the Trading team...
Absolute returns a ‘disaster waiting to happen’, says Alt Ucits manager20181114123123

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

November 14, 2018
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 ac...
Why October is a Disaster for Equity Long/Short Hedge Funds20181105131125

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

November 5, 2018
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 tr...
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, 2018
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. “Ima...