EMBRACING THE ALTERNATIVE LIFESTYLE

OBSERVATIONS | JULY 2016

Alternative investments, such as hedge funds and private equity, have historically been the domain of institutional investors such as superannuation, university endownment and sovereign wealth funds.


In recent times, however, they have become more popular with private investors due to the value they can add to the overall risk/return efficiency of a portfolio.

In this article, we look at the key benefits of investing in alternatives or hedge funds, and discuss how they can be incorporated into a diversified investment portfolio.