Beyond 60-40 – The evolving role of hedge funds in institutional investor portfolios

A recent study completed by the Alternative Investment Management Association concludes that institutional investors are moving away from the 60/40 (equity/bond) mix and increasingly using hedge funds and other alternative assets. Alternatives allow investors to customize their portfolios and meet their individual objectives in terms of risk adjusted terms, diversification, lower correlations, lower volatility and downside protection.

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