CAIA Virtual Chapter - The Art and Science of Hedge Fund Replication


Replicating hedge fund returns is not necessarily a strategy, but has become an interesting avenue for investors seeking exposure to hedge fund beta with high liquidity, low fees, and low investment minimums. However, the replication process can be done in several ways and not everything can be replicated. This panel discussion covered some approaches to replication, the trade-offs of replication vs investing in underlying funds, and the impact of the wrapper on implementation and performance.