College endowments spearheaded the use of hedge funds and alternative investments throughout the 90s and into the early 2000s. This paper, written in 2010, examines that trend and the fallout that many endowments encountered from the financial crisis. There are more than a few “rhymes” with the current environment.
Asset managers looking to expand their business look to investment consultants, the gatekeepers for institutional asset pools, as a means to leverage their sales effort to reach numbers of clients that their own direct sales team cannot. Asset managers will develop Consultant Relations (CR) sales teams to tap into this network of advisors that have…
I love the game of baseball, but I don’t think I have watched a complete regular season baseball game in many years. Stadiums are theme parks now and real fans are ageing out.