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UCITS “makes even more sense”: Liquid alts deliver diversification amid pandemic crash, says Lyxor

UCITS “makes even more sense”: Liquid alts deliver diversification amid pandemic crash, says Lyxor

UCITS hedge funds delivered on their pledge of portfolio diversification during the coronavirus-fuelled market meltdown this year, and investors should now consider putting more of their money into the sector to seize on continued market dislocations, Lyxor Asset Management says.

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Four things Covid-19 has taught us about the resilience of the fund management industry

Four things Covid-19 has taught us about the resilience of the fund management industry

By Xavier Parain (pictured), CEO, FundRock Management Company – The impact of Covid-19 has altered the mechanics of almost every profession, and the fund management is no different. Here are four things that we have learnt about the way that fund managers have mitigated systemic risk during the crisis and slowed the spread of market contagion.