At the end of July 2019, the Federal Reserve announced that it was cutting the Fed Funds rate for the first time since 2008 and suspending its balance sheet tapering program. This insight piece discusses our observations on current Fed policy and how factors considered in the Fed’s decision-making process may impact investment opportunities going forward.
In recent years, ESG investing approaches have moved from a small niche of the investment universe to the mainstream, as investor demand continues to increase. This insight piece discusses the potential for effective adoption of ESG approaches in hedge fund strategies.
With quantitative easing having ended in the US and the cycle of interest rate increases well along, investors are faced with a period of continuing risks to their traditional fixed income portfolios. This insight piece discusses historical hedge fund performance during periods of rising interest rates.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“Tax Act”) that became law in December 2017, represented the largest overhaul of the US tax code in over 30 years. This insight piece discusses new opportunities for alpha generation across a number of hedge fund strategies resulting from the Tax Act.
Credit markets tend to be cyclical in that they track the expansion and contraction of access to credit over time. While it is very difficult to call a top in the cycle, we appear to be in the latter innings of the expansion phase. This insight piece discusses our views on the distressed credit market and our approach to current market dynamics.
Press and Speaking Engagements
Keynote Panel: Alternatives & Private Markets Industry Outlook (ALTSSV)
Aetos’ Deputy Chief Investment Officer shared his ideas at ALTSSV2019 on the outlook for alternatives and the role they can play in helping investors weather a potential market correction. The event took place on September 10, 2019 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Aetos’ Co‐Founders and Co‐Presidents sat down with HFM InvestHedge to reflect on the firm that they have built and discuss the steps that they have taken to future‐proof the firm and strategies they are constructive on, including co-investments.
Investor Outlook 2019: Investors Prepare for the Return of Alpha (HFM Absolute Return)
Aetos’ Co‐Deputy Chief Investment Officers share their 2019 outlook on hedge fund strategies with HFM Absolute Return. They also further discuss their views on co‐investments, as well as Aetos’ recent initiatives on ESG investing.
Keynote Panel: Capitalizing on Disruption (Women’s Alternative Investment Summit)
Aetos’ Chief Investment Officer discussed her views at the 10th annual Women’s Alternative Investment Summit on investment opportunities arising from disruptions in capital markets. The event took place on November 8‐9, 2018 at The Pierre in New York, NY.
Closing Keynote Panel: The Future of Alternative Investments (ALTSSV)
Aetos’ Chief Investment Officer offered her insights at ALTSSV2018 into areas in alternatives with the potential to generate meaningful risk‐adjusted returns. The event took place on September 17, 2018 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA.
Keynote Panel: Global Private Market Investing (ALTSSLA)
Aetos’ Chief Risk Officer shared his thoughts at ALTSLA 2018 on areas of opportunity in the private markets. The event took place on March 21, 2018 at The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites in Los Angeles, CA.