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Jaeger predicts year of alternative beta, the death of “black boxes.” Advocates “scenario based” portfolio construction.

January 19th, 2009 | Filed under: Today's Post, Guest Posts

Hedge fund industry watcher and alternative beta advocate Lars Jaeger of Partners Group provides us with his hedge fund predictions in this exclusive.Read More

Lars Jaeger

Partner and Head of the alternative beta strategies, Partners Group, Switzerland.  Author of several leading hedge funds publications.

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Kat to Jaeger: “Let’s skip the nitpicking…how useful is modern finance theory, really?”

March 5th, 2008 | Filed under: Alternative Beta & Hedge Fund Replication, Guest Posts

In the latest in their ongoing debate, Harry Kat questions Lars Jaeger's reliance on modern finance - a field he calls "utterly disappointing". Read More

Jaeger Replies to Kat’s Scepticism on Alternative Beta

February 26th, 2008 | Filed under: Alternative Beta & Hedge Fund Replication, Guest Posts

Lars Jaeger says that Harry Kat's scepticism of alternative beta is based on a number of "inconsistencies" and mathematical short-cuts.Read More

Jaeger: Hedge Funds Usher in “Atomic” Age of Investing

February 12th, 2007 | Filed under: CAPM / Alpha Theory, Portable Alpha & Alpha/Beta Separation

You don’t need a Ph.D. in physics to understand hedge fund replication. But Lars Jaeger has one just in case. And he used it masterfully today to draw an analogy between the model of the atom in the 19th century (a random mass of various particles) and the common paradigmRead More