August 29, 2017
Too Great an Emphasis on Career Risk Management Leads Portfolio Managers to Underperform Their Benchmark
Young finance students often ask what topic should be taught during undergrad that presently is not. My response is always the same: “Career Risk Management”. The students are most often left speechless, unsure as to whether I am serious or providing a clever quip. The fact is I could not be more honest if I
August 14, 2017
The due diligence process offers managers the opportunity to showcase all components of their operations, from front office decision-making to back office policies and procedures. The dynamic between portfolio manager and analysts is a component that investors prioritize to understand. Clearly there is no “one-size-fits-all” solution as each manager has its own distinct firm culture.
August 1, 2017
We often encounter managers that do not comprehend the critical role that their compliance culture can play in driving assets under management higher. Rather than embrace their compliance program as an opportunity to offer investors another distinguishing feature about their business, they view compliance as a source of cost-cutting. In so doing they are unknowingly