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.

AWARDS

Hedgeweek Americas Awards 2021: Call for hedge fund manager data submission to Bloomberg

Hedgeweek Americas Awards 2021: Call for hedge fund manager data submission to Bloomberg

Hedgeweek, in partnership with Bloomberg, is starting the analysis of US and Americas-based hedge fund performance ahead of the annual Hedgeweek Americas Hedge Fund Awards. Hedge funds who wish to be considered for the awards must have a fund profile on Bloomberg’s Hedge Fund Database by 25 June, 2021.

NEWS

“Dysfunctional governance”: Activist hedge fund CIAM attacks French reinsurer SCOR’s succession plans

“Dysfunctional governance”: Activist hedge fund CIAM attacks French reinsurer SCOR’s succession plans

CIAM, the London- and Paris-based activist hedge fund, has launched a fierce attack on reinsurance firm SCOR SE’s corporate governance and management succession plans, and is calling for shareholders to vote against the re-election of chairman Denis Kessler and board directors and to oppose proposed remuneration policies at the company’s AGM later this month.