How A Liquid Alt Strategy Defends Against Volatility

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About This Episode

U.S. economic growth has been stable, but investors are worried about the risks of a recession, the ongoing war in Ukraine and now systemic problems in the bank sector, triggered by the failure of Silicon Valley Bank. Equities are certain to highly volatile this year. My guest today is here to discuss how a liquid alternative strategy will participate in upside gains and reduce volatility through options-based risk management.

About Our Guest

Peter Simasek, PhD, CFA is a portfolio manager at Core Alternative Capital. His responsibilities are focused on the macroeconomic and equity market strategies for the firm.

Peter completed his doctoral studies in finance at Georgia Tech with a research agenda spanning various areas of fixed income and equity markets. Previously, he served in an asset management role with PIMCO where he worked with multi-billion-dollar corporate clients to design custom investment solutions and asset allocation strategies and held prior roles in capital markets with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce concentrating in finance/accounting and he maintains the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Show Notes

Here is a link to the Core Alternative Capital website.

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