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VIDEO: Why Treating Hedge Funds as an Asset Class Is Wrong
Are hedge funds an asset class? Not according to Deepak Gurnani, CIO of Investcorp. He tells Imogen Rose-Smith how investors can better integrate their investments in hedge funds across asset classes.
Theres a growing belief among some investors and their advisers that hedge funds should not always be considered a stand-alone asset class but should, instead, be better integrated into a funds overall investment portfolio.
Institutional Investor Staff Writer Imogen Rose-Smith recently sat down with Deepak Gurnani, chief investment officer and head of hedge funds with the $12 billion alternative investment firm Investcorp, to talk about how investors should approach hedge funds.
Gurnani recently co-authored a white paper with colleague Ludger Hentschel, head of quantitative research at Investcorp, and Christopher Vogt, portfolio manager for hedge funds at Allstate Investments entitled "Hedge Funds Are Not an Asset Class."