Institutional Investors

Investors need methodical alts approach – Greenwich

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A major survey of institutional investors overseeing some $2.2 trillion in assets has found a variety of complex risks relating to volatility, leverage and liquidity on top of the ongoing global market turbulence.

“Each investor must decide whether it is adequately prepared to invest competently in alternative investments,” said Rusty Olson, former director of pension investments for Eastman Kodak Company and editor of this year’s Greenwich research paper. “This paper is intended to help investors make that judgement knowledgeably.”

The co-chairs of the education committee responsible for the research paper are Mark Silverstein, chief investment officer of Endurance