2014 Investor Outlook: Goldman’s Kent Clark seeks managers that can play a pull-back in risk assets

By Simone Foxman

Wed Jan 15, 2014



The chief investment officer of hedge fund strategies for Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s $23.3 billion fund of funds shares his views.


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  Kent Clark, the chief investment officer of hedge fund strategies for Goldman Sachs Asset Management's $23.3 billion fund of funds.

What hedge fund strategies will do best in 2014? Why?

The global economic picture became both stronger and clearer in 2013, and developed equity markets delivered excellent returns. While markets are not terribly overvalued, last year's strong performance sets up 2014 to be a year in which fundamentally-oriented managers' alpha is more balanced between short and long positions, and so we are focused on managers who can...

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