PODCAST

The challenges of modelling risk in today’s market

The challenges of modelling risk in today’s market

In this podcast, Alex Botte (pictured), CFA, CAIA, Client Solutions Research at Two Sigma and Venn, discusses what impact Covid-19 has had on the way risk is perceived, modelled, and ultimately managed within investor portfolios. And how next generation AI tools are helping to generate fresh insights on how factor risks are understood. During the discussion, Alex provides some examples of how Venn thinks about managing inflation risk exposures, crypto asset risk exposures, and what the latest developments are on translating ESG considerations into risk factor decomposition.

NEWS

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

Alt Credit Council’s new Investor Manager Committee launch aims to strengthen private credit understanding

The Alternative Credit Council, the private credit affiliate of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has launched its Investor Manager Committee, a new initiative which aims to strengthen the ACC’s work on key areas where private credit market practice is still evolving, and foster better engagement between investors and asset managers in this burgeoning asset class.

OUTLOOK

“Fruitful” opportunities ahead for macro hedge funds, but credit strategies face Q2 challenges

“Fruitful” opportunities ahead for macro hedge funds, but credit strategies face Q2 challenges

Discretionary macro hedge funds can expect a “fruitful opportunity set” over the next three months thanks to continued market unpredictability, but falling default rates have soured the Q2 outlook for distressed credit strategies, according to Man FRM’s quarterly hedge fund outlook.