Risk-Reward: How Advisors Are Managing Risk Now

Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
Cost: Free

 

Managing risk is one of the most challenging areas for investment advisors. Every client has different growth expectations and risk thresholds.

RIAs are constantly caught up in a delicate balancing act. Is diversification enough? Are alternative strategies in ‘40 Act mutual funds really helpful? Where can you find yield now in fixed income without going too far out on the risk curve?

Join ThinkAdvisor for this live, interactive webcast, sponsored by Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®), and hear from industry experts as they share practical tips on how they are managing risk in client portfolios. Attend this online-only event and learn how to strike the right balance with each customer.

Featured Speakers:

Ben WarwickBen Warwick
Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Quantitative Equity Strategies

Veteran investment strategist Ben Warwick brings 20 years of investment management expertise to ThinkAdvisor.com in his blog, Searching for Alpha. His market and economic insights provide readers with an insider’s view on generating alpha through asset allocation, the use of strategic portfolio “tilts” and alternative investments.

Ben Warwick founded Quantitative Equity Strategies (QES) in 2002 as a platform for implementing his quantitative investment strategies. The firm manages assets with traditional long-only equity and fixed income, private equity, managed futures and alternative investment mandates. QES has developed an industry leading expertise in building investment programs that can replicate alternative returns, while offering daily liquidity and transparency. These products include the HFRq, a hedge fund replication strategy developed in concert with Hedge Fund Research in Chicago; the Managed Futures Beta Index, with Aspen Partners; and the Nomura QES Modeled Private Equity Returns Index (PERI), which was developed with Nomura Bank and Preqin, the leading source of information in the private equity industry.

He is the author of several books, including Searching for Alpha: The Quest for Exceptional Investment Performance, (Wiley, 2000) and The Handbook of Managed Futures, with Carl Peters, (McGraw-Hill, 1996).

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