Exclusive | Chronicles January Issue
This month’s issue covers perspectives on investment opportunities in 2021, what’s driving the performance of cryptocurrency, a new look at Africa investment, and more. Our content experts curate the news that lets you think like an allocator. The CAIA community gets a first look at the most relevant thought leadership each month.
Watch | The Art of Due Diligence: Exploring the Qualitative Aspects of Manager Research
Often, investment professionals tend to focus on the quantitative aspects of selecting external managers. However, a very important part of the manager research process heavily relies on qualitative factors, such as personnel and team, firm culture, and alignment of incentives. Watch a discussion of the results of a recent survey we conducted to better understand the qualitative factors of importance to LPs and GPs during the manager research process.
Private Equity and the Leverage Myth
What’s the best way to measure volatility of private equity? Perhaps simply assigning a leverage multiple isn’t enough. Jack Wu, CFA, William Kinlaw, CFA, and Megan Czasonis discuss some of the main takeaways of “Private Equity and the Leverage Myth.” This paper was published in the Winter 2021 edition of The Journal of Alternative Investments.
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