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Laurence WormaldSunGard - London

Telling both sides of the story on risk

13 May 2014  |  1174 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

To attract assets and satisfy both clients and regulators, every buy-side investment strategy needs to tell a good story. But when it comes to risk management, is the story always as complete as it could be? Traditionally, buy-side institutions have used factor models to pinpoint, through attribution, the sources of risk in a portfolio or fund. Se...

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Laurence WormaldSunGard - London

If Risk Managers Had One Wish

19 April 2013  |  1242 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In our PRMIA risk survey we found that if risk managers could change one thing relating to risk management, they would create a risk culture and find a better way of integrating risk into their investment process. In my view, these the two things will have the most positive impact on risk management overall. Yet at the majority of buy-side firms...

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The risk trinity: regulation, liquidity, counterparty risk

15 April 2013  |  1086 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The post-crisis business environment poses new challenges for risk management. Buy-side firms are faced with a risk challenge trio – the emerging regulatory regimes and the interconnectedness of finan...

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Laurence WormaldSunGard - London

Finding the hidden beta in risk management

26 March 2013  |  2266 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Separating the alpha from the beta - savvy investors know they need to separate the alpha, or investment gains made from decisions made by manager, from the beta, or returns attributable to the market...

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Laurence WormaldSunGard - London

The Risk Gap

04 March 2013  |  2427 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Post-Lehman, risk information has been in high demand. Still, there seems to exist a “risk gap” among risk managers and risk takers including fund managers and traders in the front office who continue...

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Laurence WormaldSunGard - London

Building a risk mitigation culture for asset managers

03 July 2012  |  2511 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Asset managers are facing a catch-22. More frequent and larger risk volatility shocks are on the cards. At the same time, restricted budgets and resources mean they aren’t getting a clear understandin...

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