In a recent webinar hosted by the Journal of Portfolio Management, Mark Anson, CIO and chief executive of the $28 billion Commonfund, reminded alternative investors of the importance of lagging beta, an essential consideration in portfolio construction and risk allocation.
An overweight position in real assets and private equity, and an underweight to equities and bonds positioned the Ohio School Employees Retirement System for success in the last year but CIO Farouki Majeed is now even more convinced a stagflationary environment is likely and is positioning the fund accordingly.
The $15 billion fund for Korean public officials, POBA, has reached new heights including a diversified, resilient portfolio, full funding and a stellar return due to a global alternatives program. Amanda White spoke to CIO Dong Hun Jang.
Hedge funds are getting a bad press again, but for Dutch fund BpfBOUW the latest skirmish simply underscores their importance in a portfolio as Erik Hulshof, trustee and chair of the investment committee explains.
Alecta’s head of real assets Axel Brändström took the helm a year ago. Charged with building out the real estate allocation in one of the most tumultuous years for the asset class on record, his eye is on e-commerce opportunities and allocations to assets not linked to GDP.
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