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Top of Mind: What to make of hedge funds, alt risk premia, and quant

May 2019 
By Adam Berger, CFA, for Wellington Management

A quarterly update on the topics Wellington Management's institutional clients are asking about.

Adam Berger, CFA
Multi-Asset Strategist


This quarter, I focus first on two topics that many clients have been asking about in the wake of 2018 performance struggles: hedge funds and alternative risk premia. Then I turn to the unique challenges of assessing systematic managers and what are often seen as their “black box” processes. 

Important Risks: Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal.

This paper is for educational purposes only. Hartford Funds does not offer the products described in the paper. 

The views expressed herein are those of Wellington Management, are for informational purposes only, and are subject to change based on prevailing market, economic, and other conditions. The views expressed may not reflect the opinions of Hartford Funds or any other sub-adviser to our funds. They should not be construed as research or investment advice nor should they be considered an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any security. This information is current at the time of writing and may not be reproduced or distributed in whole or in part, for any purpose, without the express written consent of Wellington Management or Hartford Funds.

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