Chronicles of an Allocator: Alternative Data
The October edition of Chronicles of an Allocator covers some of the most exciting applications of alternative data around the world, from private markets to nowcasting economic growth to valuation tools.
The Evolution of Private Equity Fund Value
On average, venture capital and buyout funds experience a performance falloff after seven to eight years, while the cross-sectional dispersion amongst them increases. Listen to the authors of “The Evolution of Private Equity Fund Value”, published in The Journal of Alternative Investments, as they discussed their research findings, which represents the first large-sample analysis of buyout and venture capital fund values over their lifetimes.
A New Way to Trade Bitcoin and Hedge Risk
What if you could trade cryptocurrencies without taking on the high price volatility? Like structured products in fixed income, Tranched Value Securities carve a single security, such as Bitcoin, into tranches of risk, allowing investors to select the tranche that best suits their portfolio’s risk-return profile.
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