The Russian Nesting Doll of International Value Returns: Why Your Value Manager(s) Might Disappoint You in a Value Market
Q1 2022 saw the largest one quarter outperformance of international value in twenty years, and yet 93% of international value managers underperformed the international value benchmark.1 While the disruption of commodity markets from the invasion of Ukraine led to outsized returns in commodity sensitive stocks …
There are decades when nothing happens and there are weeks when decades happen. The last three years and particularly the weeks since February 24th have coughed up more so-called ‘tail-risk’ events than the entire pre-pandemic decade!
As we close what has been among the most tumultuous quarters in fixed income history, we are struck by the fact that we are about to discuss interest rate moves and total returns of historic magnitude. Unfortunately, the past two years have led us to utter similar statements rather often.
US equities came under pressure in the first quarter of 2022 with the S&P 500 suffering its first quarterly decline since the depths of the pandemic in March 2020. While the Fed’s hawkish policy pivot dominated the headlines …
Investment Firm Xponance Helps Asset Allocators Identify Skillful Managers With FinTech Application Aapryl
David Andrade, Chief Technology Officer of Xponance and General Manager of Aapryl, spoke about how technology can make the investment manager selection process more efficient with Wei-Shen Wong of WatersTechnology.
In a perfect world (for boutique managers), investment talent and execution would be enough. The best managers would prove their worth through performance, and allocations would follow.
Like many global investment managers, we have been asked by asset owners, their consultants, and the media about our exposure to Russia as well as our perspective on the investment impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.