Delivering Alpha: Lessons from 30 Years of Outperforming Investment Benchmarks

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-12-03
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Incredible Ride

Section I: Portfolio Fit Theory: The Value of an Investment to Your Portfolio

Chapter 1: Fit Theory

Section II: Building the Right Policy Portfolio

Chapter 2: Meet the Skeptics

Chapter 3: Investment Policy: Mission Objectives and Needs

Chapter 4: Liability-Driven Investing (LDI): A Brave New World of Fiduciary Issues

Chapter 5: Moving From Theory to Practice

Chapter 6: Changing the Policy

Chapter 7: Selecting Appropriate Benchmarks

Chapter 8: Rebalancing Versus Tactical Tilts: How Frequently and Why?

Chapter 9: Policies are Increasingly Diverging

Chapter 10: Responsible Investing: One More Source of Divergence

Chapter 11: The Uses of Volatility

Chapter 12: Transporting Alphas (Or Betas)

Section III: Structuring the Asset Class

Chapter 13: New Maps of Value

Chapter 14: Where the Structural Tilts Are

Section IV: Selecting and Terminating Managers

Chapter 15: Asking the Right Questions

Chapter 16: When to Retain a Seriously Underperforming Manager

Section V: Measuring and Managing Risks

Chapter 17: The Boundaries of Risk

Chapter 18: Nonmarket Risks

Section VI: Built to Last: Leadership Attributes, Creative Management, Succession Planning, and Transitions

Chapter 19: The Wisdom of Teams

Chapter 20: Governing for Success


Glossary of Investment Terms

Appendix: Self-Assessment for Fiduciaries



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