2014 Investor Outlook: Cambridge Associates' Jerry Kraus more interested in risk factors than strategies

By Simone Foxman

Wed Jan 15, 2014

The head of the hedge fund practice at independent investment advisor Cambridge Associates, which advises more than $33 billion in hedge fund assets, tells us what’s on his mind.

2014 Investor Outlook: Cambridge Associates | Clearbrook | GAM | Goldman Sachs Asset Management | J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management | Liongate Capital Management | Morgan Creek Capital Management | Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Protégé | Wells Fargo

  Jerry Kraus, head of the hedge fund consulting practice at investment consultant Cambridge Associates, which advises $33 billion in hedge fund assets.  

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

Although such strategies were often not among the best performers in the past 18 months, now is the time to look at strategies or funds with the proven ability to identify short positions and trade well in volatile markets.

At the moment, we’re less interested in buying or selling a specific strategy, but not for the reasons you might think. Right now, it makes more sense to think about risk factors, many of which are common across strategies, rather...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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