February 7, 2018

Outfox AQR? Hedge Funds Aim for New Path into Liquid Alts

FundFire article by Lydia Tomikaw with a quote from Andrew Beer: …For hedge funds that haven’t performed well in recent quarters, any foray into liquid alternatives isn’t a priority, says Andrew Beer, managing partner at Beachhead Capital Management. New hedge fund players also face competition from early liquid alts entrants like AQR that have established a strong footprint. “AQR is unique – it has the scale of traditional asset management firm,” he says. Those managers instead will try other tactics to enter the market, he says. “I don’t expect hedge funds themselves to try and break into the space on …

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