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EDHEC-Risk Institute Alternative Asset Allocation Seminar

Training : EDHEC-Risk Institute Alternative Asset Allocation Seminar

Wed, 11/04/2012 - 08:00 for three days
Conducted by : EDHEC
Duration : three days
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 April 11-13, 2012 - New York

Early bird available before February 14

 

The EDHEC-Risk Institute Alternative Asset Allocation Seminar is an intensive three-day course that will impart advanced concepts and practical tools for optimal construction and risk management of multi-style multi-class portfolios. It will also enable participants to derive the full benefits of alternative investments for asset management and asset-liability management (ALM) while controlling for their specific risks.

Presented in a highly accessible manner by a team of instructors with established reputations for bringing together academic expertise and industry experience, the seminar combines exploration of innovative models, concepts, and themes, presentation of state-of-the-art practical tools, and examination of best industry practices.

Seminar Instructors:

François-Serge Lhabitant, PhD, Affiliated Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Chief Investment Officer at Kedge Capital Fund Management.

 

Lionel Martellini, PhD, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School, Scientific Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute, and Scientific Advisor at EDHEC-Risk Indices & Benchmarks.

 

Euan Sinclair, PhD, Risk Manager for Bluefin Trading.

 

Michael Underhill is the Chief Investment Officer of Capital Innovations

Key Learning Benefits:

The seminar will enable participants to:

•Understand the risks, return drivers, and conditional return characteristics of hedge funds, commodities, private equity, real estate, and emerging alternative assets.

•Find out how to build resilient multi-style multi-class portfolios.

•Learn to use alternative investments to improve the risk budgets in asset management and ALM programmes.

•Explore the potential of volatility for portfolio diversification and hedging of downside equity risk.

•Examine infrastructure investing as an asset class.

 

For further information about the event please visit our website

 

To book a seat, please visit our online store: store.edhec-risk.com

or contact Mélanie Ruiz at EXECeducation@edhec-risk.com

or on: +33 493-187-819


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