A Hedge Fund Manager’s View on Liquid Alternatives20160630132500

A Hedge Fund Manager’s View on Liquid Alternatives

June 30, 2016News
Included below is an excerpt of Andrew Beer’s article in WealthManagement.com:There’s something amiss in the liquid alts space.After years of stellar growth, adoption of liquid alternatives at wirehouses ground to a halt last year, according to a recent study by the Money Management Institute and Do...
Why a ‘Replication’ Strategy Trumps Liquid Alt Funds20160614134722

Why a ‘Replication’ Strategy Trumps Liquid Alt Funds

Catch Andrew Beer interviewed on TheStreet.The liquid alternatives movement is trying to bring hedge fund strategies to ordinary investors. Unfortunately, performance has been subpar for the majority of liquid alternative funds and the fees are still relatively high compared to the average mutual fu...
Chasing Fund Returns is a Very, Very Bad Idea20160509183323

Chasing Fund Returns is a Very, Very Bad Idea

How does a fund earn over $500 million in management fees yet lose over $1 billion for investors since inception?No, sorry.  It’s not a hedge fund.  It’s a mutual fund:  the Marketfield Fund, arguably the poster child for returns chasing in the liquid alts space.Here’s the background. The Marketfiel...