Expert tools for investors in alternatives


Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Author: AlternativeSoft

The past 12 months have demonstrated graphically the vital importance for investors in alternatives of minimising the downside risk associated with extreme market conditions. Thatís why institutional investors and fund of hedge funds managers are using the quantitative software tool developed by AlternativeSoft.

AlternativeSoftís analytical investment solutions are used for portfolio construction, fund selection, return forecasting for hedge fund indices and hedge fund replication techniques. In addition to hedge funds and fund of funds, clients also use AlternativeSoft tools to manage investment risks inherent in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.

The state-of-the-art AlternativeSoft platform is designed to facilitate selection of both traditional and hedge funds, to minimise downside risk through portfolio construction techniques, to forecast returns for hedge funds and indices, and to replicate the performance of indices and funds. It is used by leading fund of fund managers, several of the largest world banks in the USA and Switzerland, private banks and investment advisory firms.

Based in Zurich with an office in London, AlternativeSoft has been hailed as an expert provider of investment solutions by authoritative industry experts.