Tail-risk, long volatility and defensive alpha hedge fund strategies are coming into sharper focus as investors look to insulate portfolios from renewed market turbulence following the Silicon Valley Bank collapse, Credit Suisse turmoil, and ongoing macroeconomic uncertainty.
Hedge fund industry participants say there has been a ramp-up in allocator appetite for more defensive approaches lately, particularly as popular diversifying strategies which weathered last year’s upheaval -- such as macro and trend-following -- stumbled in . . .
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