Organizational Alpha: How to Add Value in Institutional Asset Management

Organizational Alpha How to Add Value in Institutional Asset Management Institutional investors spend the majority of their time in search of the Holy Grail of investment alpha or risk adjusted market outperformance The problem is far too many organizations and funds fai

  • Title: Organizational Alpha: How to Add Value in Institutional Asset Management
  • Author: Ben Carlson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 431
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Institutional investors spend the majority of their time in search of the Holy Grail of investment alpha, or risk adjusted market outperformance The problem is far too many organizations and funds fail to first understand whether or not they have what it takes to earn alpha or whether it even makes sense to try Organizational alpha, on the other hand, is something everyInstitutional investors spend the majority of their time in search of the Holy Grail of investment alpha, or risk adjusted market outperformance The problem is far too many organizations and funds fail to first understand whether or not they have what it takes to earn alpha or whether it even makes sense to try Organizational alpha, on the other hand, is something every institutional investor and nonprofit can achieve, assuming they focus on what they can control and what matters This book will show institutional investors, board members, trustees, consultants and beneficiaries how the concept of organizational alpha can help them Recognize the importance of goals based investing Think in terms of process over outcomes Understand the fiduciary duty and what constitutes a breach of that duty Know the difference between a governing and managing fiduciary Define their overarching investment philosophy Make sense of the group dynamic at play when making decisions by committee Ensure continuity in their investment program Improve their due diligence and decision making processes Choose the right consultant or advisor to help oversee their assets Find additional sources of alpha Understand the alternative investment landscape Appreciate the differences between foundations, endowments and pensions Document their investment process to cut down on unnecessary mistakes Make decisions that revolve around the goals and mission of the organization Set realistic expectations with the understanding that the future is always uncertain Written by an institutional investor who has spent his entire career working with a wide range of institutional investors from endowments to foundations to pension plans to family offices and other nonprofits, Organizational Alpha is a manual that provides institutional investors with the tools they need to find success in the markets and as organizations.

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    2 thoughts on “Organizational Alpha: How to Add Value in Institutional Asset Management

    1. Ben Carson is the Director of Institutional Asset Management at Ritholtz Wealth Management The firm creates detailed investment plans and manage portfolios for institutions and individuals to help them achieve their goals.

    2. An overdue bookGiven how important institutional financial management is to so many of us (whether we know it or not — via pensions, foundations, and endowments), it’s remarkable to me that there aren’t more books written about the subject. Ben is an incredibly clear thinker and writer, and this should be required reading for any fiduciary involved in the management of institutional assets. The advice in this book is not specific to any period of time, and I suspect this book will have an [...]

    3. Good overview of some of the lessons on how better approaches to organisation and avoiding mistakes can help in asset management. Don't cut loses too soon, stick to stated process, avoid too many consultants.

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