Finding the Right Alternative Investment

June 09, 2014
Institutional investors grappling for ways to make a 5% real return in the current low-rate environment are increasingly turning to hedge funds and other alternative investments. Assessing the performance of alternatives is not easy, considering the lack of benchmarks and the lack of transparency into fund managers’ methods and strategies. How is an investor to know if they are getting value for the higher fees often associated with alternative investments? In this video, AQR Principal Gregor Andrade explains what information to look for and how to interpret it.


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