Asset managers have taken notice of the the proliferation of alternative mutual funds in the retail and institutional channels and have changed their game plan accordingly.
Principal Global Investors is betting big on alternatives.
Arden Asset Management has expanded its offerings of customized hedge fund solutions.
Mainstay Investments has augmented its alternatives offerings with two hedge fund-of-funds.
Atlantic Fund Services has a new business director.
Stadion Money Management has found itself a new distribution partner.
As investing in alternatives such as real estate, private equity funds, hedge fund strategies and commodities grow in popularity, the way these are being used by institutions and investment advisors is changing.
Investors act emotionally, not logically, toward the securities they buy or sell.