Nat Kellogg Speaking at CFA Society Chicago Event9/19

October 30, 2013

On Thursday, September 19th, Nat Kellogg will be speaking at Desperately Seeking Alpha – Rethinking the Hedge Fund Allocation, a CFA Society Chicago panel discussion at the Chicago Club.

The panel discussion will cover the issues of hedge fund investing in a post-crisis world, with insights from industry leaders in consulting, alternative beta and active hedge fund portfolio management. The panelists will debate the issues of hedge fund alpha vs. beta, return vs. diversification, and the merits of accessing different strategies through the various structures available today.

The discussion will also cover:

  • The role hedge funds play in investors’ portfolios today; and how it is that different from pre-2008
  • What emphasis should be placed on diversification characteristics versus returns
  • If alpha in hedge fund investing vanishing
  • How hedge fund alphas compare to alphas from long-only investment
  • The pros and cons of accessing certain hedge fund strategies using the various vehicles
  • Are hedge funds still good sources of alternative beta?

For more information, visit the CFA Society Chicago website.

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