Portfolio construction workshop: How to mix the perfect portfolio

Mon Nov 5, 2012


Aberdeen shares tips on balancing strategy allocation and manager selection


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Andrew McCaffery
  
Subhra Tripathy
 
Christian Howells
Aberdeen Asset Management has two things to consider when it comes to adding hedge funds to the money it manages for its £183 billion of third-party client assets under management. The first is where hedge funds fit into the overall asset mix, a topic covered by chief investment officer Anne Richards in the day two opening session, 'The Art of Hedge Fund Investing’ (see opposite page).

But the second comes from more than 14 years of managing funds of funds, such as the Aberdeen Orbita funds, and that relates to mixing the perfect hedge fund portfolio. For this, Aberdeen is well placed to debate the question of strategy allocation versus manager selection:...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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