GSAM Research on Hedge Fund Strategies in Liquid Alts – Event Driven Falls Short

By Nadia Papagiannis, Director of Alternative Investment Strategy at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, with editing by Hedge Fund Insight staff   In a recent paper Goldman Sachs Asset Management analysed alternative mutual funds. In this analysis, we narrow down the vast universe of liquid alternatives to the funds that may better provide the differentiated return and risk characteristics of hedge funds. We […] Read more »

How Many Hedge Funds? Only 15-20 For The Highly Skilled

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By Stephen L. Nesbitt, CEO and Eli J. Sokolov, Managing Director of Cliffwater LLC Introduction We first wrote about how many hedge funds constituted an appropriately diversified portfolio in 2006, arguing that most investors tended to over diversify their hedge fund portfolios, particularly those investing in funds-of-funds.1 We showed that the accumulation of hedge funds […] Read more »