Panel session: Portfolio revolution – Making the most of alpha and beta
October 03, 2011
Forget about chasing alpha and concentrate on portfolio strength
The alpha and beta debate can rage on for days in the hedge fund world, largely because investors argue they do not want to pay hedge fund fees for beta and alpha-miners argue that the cost of finding exotic betas should not be underestimated. What was clear in the debate among four seasoned investment professionals is that the definition of alpha and beta differes from investor to investor.
|George Main, Ian Morley, moderator Niki Natarajan, Jeff Holland and Luke Ellis|
While the session looked into how to understand where the alpha comes from and how...
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