In this brief CAIA Association and FDP Institute interview, Aaron Filbeck, CAIA, CFA, CIPM, Associate Director of Content Development of CAIA Association, sat down virtually with Renato Leggi, CAIA, CFA, Client Portfolio Manager of ARK Invest, to discuss some of the takeaways from his recent whitepaper, Innovation: The Risks of Under-Allocation. Some of the highlights of the discussion include accessing innovation in public vs.
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Should retail investors be allowed to participate in private capital? Do the social and financial risks outweigh the long term benefits? With so much capital formation shifting to the private markets, are retirement goals at risk by relying solely on public markets?
Laura Merlini, CAIA, Managing Director at CAIA Association talked with Jason Mitchell, Co-Head Responsible Investing, at the Man Group for his perspective on Climate change and Covid-19. Global problems require global solutions -- another lesson learned as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic in the year of the Earth Day 50th anniversary – that may lead to a deeper understanding of the ties that bind us on a global scale and should boost a coordinated reaction to address the Climate change threat.
CAIA New York presents: Author Talk with Gregory Zuckerman on The Man Who Solved the Market Jim Simons is the greatest moneymaker in modern financial history. No other investor can touch his record. Since 1988, Renaissance’s signature Medallion fund has generated average annual returns of 66%.
CAIA Association's John Bowman, CFA, Senior Managing Director, leads an esteemed panel of alternative investment experts to discuss CAIA's recent report: The Next Decade in Alternative Investments: From Adolescence to Responsible Citizenship. John is joined by Ashby Monk, PhD, Executive Director, Global Projects Center at Stanford University, Christie Hamilton, Head of Investments, Children's Health System of Texas, and Kristina Koutrakos, CAIA, Director of Portfolio Strategies, The Virginia Retirement System.
CAIA New York, Fordham University Gabelli School of Business, and 100 Women in Finance partnered to present a panel discussing the opportunities, challenges, and strategies for a successful career in asset management for women.Over 50 students, new and seasoned professionals gathered to network and hear from women who shared their strategies for success.
The CAIA Virtual Chapter hosted an event where Professor Stephen Brown presented from a paper he co-authored titled, "Sensation Seeking & Hedge Funds." In using a novel data set of automobile purchases by hedge fund managers, their paper exploits cross-sectional variation in vehicle attributes to investigate the effects of sensation seeking and investment behavior.
Geir Watland, CAIA, CFA and Ryan Stevens, CAIA, CFA discuss the benefits of earning both designations, particularly in light of CAIA Association's new Stackable Credential Pilot Program.
The CAIA Virtual Chapter, in partnership with AlphaCore Capital and BNP Paribas held an educational event on Factor Investing last month. Factor investing has grown exponentially over the past 5 years. But while investors seem to agree that factor investing is a smarter way to invest, aspects of factor investing still need to be flushed out.
A conversation with Cayman27's Barrie Quappie on the alternative landscape and CAIA's role with CEO Bill Kelly and Marco Calleja, Chapter Head for CAIA Cayman Islands.