Tag: Institutional Investor

The Hedge Fund Fee Conundrum

This article originally appeared in Institutional Investor on June 1, 2018. Allocators want cheaper fees, but they also want the best managers. They can’t have both — and that’s stalling industry progress when it comes to alignment of interests...

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The Edge You May Be Overlooking

This article originally appeared in Institutional Investor on April 13, 2018. When it comes to institutional investors, home field can be just as advantageous as it is to baseball players. Last fall, my beloved New York Yankees came within one...

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Learning from the Dumb Money

This article originally appeared in Institutional Investor on March 5, 2018. For years, Ted Seides refused to pay attention to private wealth managers. But was he missing the forest for the trees? I paid no attention to private wealth managers...

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When Will Yale Buy Bitcoin?

This article originally appeared in Institutional Investor on January 5, 2018. Hedge funds grew from a boutique investment area serving wealthy individuals and families to a full-blown institutional phenomenon after Yale and CalPERS gave credence...

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Leading Allocators Get Active

This article originally appeared in Institutional Investor on October 26, 2017. “The problem with modern portfolio theory is that it’s not very modern,” says one endowment chief. If you listen carefully to what the leading investors are saying...

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