RIDGEFIELD, CT -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/13 -- Simple Alternatives, LLC, along with Ineichen Research and Management announced today the availability of a new research paper authored by Alexander Ineichen, CFA, CAIA, FRM, titled, "Hedge Fund Performance."
In this research, Alexander Ineichen examines recent hedge fund performance and discusses concepts related to absolute returns investing and active risk management.
"Alexander Ineichen is a global thought leader focused on risk management, and absolute returns research," said James K. Dilworth CEO and founder of Simple Alternatives. "We are very pleased to partner with Ineichen Research and Management on important research pertaining to our industry."
"At Simple Alternatives, we believe that active risk management plays a vital role in achieving better risk-adjusted returns. As alternative investment strategies become more widely available, access to high quality research and investor education is an important part of the adoption process," concluded James Dilworth.
Alexander Ineichen, founder of Ineichen Research and Management AG added, "Investing in a long-only fashion is like driving up a hill in a car with no brakes; as long as it's going up, everything seems fine. However, when it goes downhill on the other side, additional tools and skills are required to control risk. As one of the most sophisticated providers in the liquid alternatives category, Simple Alternatives shares our understanding of absolute returns investing. Together we are pleased to provide this research to advance an 'enduring style' of risk management."
Hedge Fund Performance, published by Ineichen Research and Management in partnership with Simple Alternatives is now available for download at www.simplealternatives.com and http://www.ineichen-rm.com.
Alexander Ineichen is the author of the two publications "In Search of Alpha-Investing in Hedge Funds" (October 2000) and "The Search for Alpha Continues-Do Fund of Hedge Funds Add Value?" (September 2001). These two documents were the most often printed research publications in the documented history of UBS. He is also author of "Absolute Returns-The Risk and Opportunities of Hedge Fund Investing" (Wiley Finance, October 2002) and "Asymmetric Returns-The Future of Active Asset Management" (Wiley Finance, November 2006). Alexander has also written several research pieces pertaining to equity derivatives and hedge funds, including AIMA's Roadmap to Hedge Funds. (November 2008) Alexander also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Designations and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He is on the Board of Directors of the CAIA Association and is a member of the AIMA Research Committee.
About Simple Alternatives, LLC
Simple Alternatives is a boutique investment manager focused on liquid alternative strategies. The company is 100% independent and employee owned. Simple Alternatives' S1 Fund (SONEX) is a multi-manager alternative mutual fund that utilizes a portfolio of skilled boutique (fundamentally-based) long/short equity managers each of whom brings a unique edge to the portfolio. The goal of S1 Fund is to provide investors portfolio diversification as well as generating superior risk-adjusted returns over market cycles.
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