New Frontiers in Benchmarking and Liability-Driven Investing

Meeting the challenges of modern investment practice involves the design of novel forms of investment solutions, as opposed to investment products, customised to meet investors' long-term objectives while respecting the short-term (regulatory or otherwise) constraints they have to face.

Author(s):

Noel Amenc

Professor of finance and director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Lionel Martellini

Professor of finance at EDHEC Business School and scientific director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Felix Goltz

Head of applied research at EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Vincent Milhau

Senior Research Engineer

We argue in this paper that such new forms of investment solutions should rely on the use of improved performance-seeking and liability-hedging building-block portfolios, as well as on the use of improved dynamic allocation strategies. Although each of the ingredients discussed in this paper may already be found separately in existing investment products, we suggest that it is only by putting the pieces of the puzzle together, and by combining the underlying sources of expertise and added value that the asset management industry will satisfactorily address investors' needs.
Pdf
New Frontiers in Benchmarking and Liability-Driven Investing...
(-1.00 B)
Type: EDHEC Publication
Date: le 28/09/2010
Extra information : For more information, please contact Joanne Finlay, EDHEC Research and Development Department [ joanne.finlay@edhec.edu ] The contents of this paper do not necessarily reflect the opinions of EDHEC Business School.
Research Cluster : Finance

See Also

Bond Portfolio Optimization in the Presence of Duration Constraints - EDHEC-Risk Institute research article in the Journal of Fixed Income
News
- 19-07-2018
We are pleased to enclose an EDHEC-Risk Institute research article published in the...
Lionel Martellini discussed ageing population: goal-based investing and its application to the retirement problem
News
- 10-07-2018
Lionel Martellini, Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School and Director of EDHEC-...
[EDHEC Experience] Light on the first urban Lab of Latin America
News
- 09-07-2018
Wide Open: in the explorers' shoes The third stopover of the Wide Open project has been...
EDHECInfra Days: Infrastructure Investors need proper benchmarks
News
- 05-07-2018
Earlier this month we held the first EDHECinfra Days event in London, bringing together...