Opalesque CT Roundtable : Industry moves from asset allocation to risk allocation, risk measurement to real risk management

Written by admin on May 21st, 2011

The Roundtable took place in October 2010 with the following experts:a-pub-5157679868954075″, “Left_Column_To;Technology• Donald Brownstein, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Structured Portfolio Management
• Joe Taussig, Founder, Taussig Capital AG
• Jonathan Litt, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Land and Buildings
• Kevin Schweitzer, General Partner, Chief Investment Officer, RockView Capital
• Marco Bianchi, Head of US Business Development, NYSE Liffe
• Pamela M. Lawrence, Co-founder and Managing Principal, Restoration Capital
• Theresa Patti, Managing Director, Senior Portfolio Strategist, QFS Asset Management, L.P.
• Walter Raquet, Chairman, WR Managed Account Services
• Bill Ferrell, President & Chief Investment Officer, Ferrell Capital Management

The 28 Roundtable script can be downloaded for free at: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableConnecticut2010.html

From asset allocation to risk allocation, risk measurement to real risk management

The Roundtable highlights several fundamental developments within the global hedge fund industry. Today, asset/liability management has forced investors to become much more focused on absolute return. However, not only has the focus changed, but also the way investors invest. The pronounced shift from mere asset allocation to risk allocation will favor hedge funds, as investors are forced to analyze what part of their portif” alt=”ArticlesBase.co> </dd> <dt class=”my-links”>
Hear about the latest trends, technological advances and examples of how to aggregate risk on portfolio levels in order to create efficient portfolio hedges on time and deal with tail risk events ahead.

In addition, this Roundtable discusses:
• Details on the significant spike in interest from very large hedge fund investors in managed accounts
• Opportunities in distressed, real estate, emerging markets and global macro
• Is regulation changing or threatening the hedge fund business?
• What will be the two phases of the coming “Bernanke Moment”?
• Will interest rates go up? Will foreigners stop buying U.S. bonds? Will inflation heat up and the U.S. pay back bonds with inflated dollars? Will there be an abnormality in asset prices as a consequence?
• New equity index futures and innovative clearing model from NYSE Liffe U.S.
• What could the next stress tests deal with, what could happen now, instead of merely looking bsphfow has 10 articles onlineles/3-top-acne-skin-care-tips-for-a-healries:
Opalesque Roundtable Series is an unparalleled collection of intelligence on the most important global hedge fund jurisdictions and players. In each Opalesque Roundtable, Opalesque unites some of the leading hedge fund managers (single and multi strategy managers) as well as representatives of the local investor base (institutions, fund of funds, advisers) to gain unique insights into the specific idiosyncrasies and developments, the issues and advantages of the highlighted hedge fund centers.

The Opalesque 2010 Roundtable Series are supported by Custom House Group and Taussig Capital.  All Opalesque Roundtable Scripts can be accessed here:  http://www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=archiveRT

Matthias Knab, founder of Opalesque and internationally recognized expert on hedge funds and alternatives, moderates the Opalesque Roundtables.

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