Alternatives investments need a new approach for due diligence
June 10, 2013 01:00:00 AM
With pension fund allocations to hedge funds increasing over the past two years, institutional investors are refining asset allocation investment philosophies into risk-based approaches. A risk-based approach, however, is only as good as its methodology. For an investor considering private equity and hedge funds, this raises two questions: What is an appropriate risk-based approach; and what risks does it consider?