CFA Institute Live Webinars Presentation Recorded 20 Aug 2020
CEO’s Insights: Alternative Strategies and Alpha
Hedge fund investing is considered by many as the ultimate frontier in active investing. Active investing is not easy. And alternative strategies that hedge funds use can make success far harder to achieve. This webinar will provide practitioners with a ringside understanding of hedge fund strategies as well as a glimpse of what it takes to successfully run a hedge fund business in India.
- An overview of alternative strategies that hedge funds use
- Risk management
- A review of alternative alpha vs. passive investing
- How to set up and run a hedge fund in India
Note: Members, please go through the following refresher reading on hedge fund strategies.
Hedge Fund Strategies
This is the archived version of a live webinar that took place on 20 August 2020
About the Speaker(s)
Andrew Holland is the chief executive officer of Avendus Capital Public Markets Alternate Strategies LLP. Prior to joining Avendus, Andrew was the CEO of Ambit Investment Advisors where he built one of India’s largest and most successful Hedge Funds. He also was the Managing Director - Strategic Investment Group for Merrill Lynch in India. Andrew was the Chief Administrative Officer and Head of Research at Merrill Lynch in India. He successfully built DSP Merrill Lynch to a rated Research Broking House in Asia Money, Institutional Investor and Greenwich. He has also worked with County Nat West, Barclays (BZW) and Credit Suisse.
Shreenivas Kunte, CFA, CIPM, is a director of professional learning and advocacy at CFA Institute. In this role, Mr. Kunte contributes to thought leadership in the investment profession. He writes on investing topics in leading publications and represents CFA Institute at conferences and forums. Mr. Kunte serves as an external research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Previously, he worked as the country trading strategist for Citi in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.