AIMA and Deutsche Bank have launched a new jointly-published
edition of the educational guide for institutional investors in
hedge funds – the Roadmap to Hedge Funds –
that outlines how the volatile market environment has driven an
ever greater need for active risk management.
In re-affirming the case for investing in hedge funds, the
Roadmap highlights how the industry responded swiftly to the
losses of 2008. The average hedge fund recovered from its 2008
losses by October 2010, in contrast with global equities which
are not expected to recover their financial crisis losses until
at least 2015.
The publication also analyses long-term hedge fund
performance – showing that a hypothetical investment
in the S&P 500 Total Return Index of $100 at the beginning
of the last decade...