There is no denying the impact of climate change — and associated regulatory realities — on the business of investment management. For portfolio managers, it is essential to understand how to successfully adapt and prepare for what some call the “mother of all correlated risks”. Here we expose — in three parts — what portfolio managers need to know when switching to a fully Paris Aligned Benchmark (PAB) portfolio from a current market-cap weighted (CWB) portfolio.
A mid-size hedge fund was in search of a more robust and flexible enterprise risk management system to handle their sophisticated alternative strategies with timely and responsive risk analytics interoperable with their existing technology stack
Industry dynamics are altering the traditional roles played by industry participants in the capital markets and investment ecosystems. Active investment firms are faced with immediate business challenges that are born from the waves of regulation, passive investing, fee compression trends, and broader capital demands that have emerged since the last financial crisis.
In this paper, we took the stress-testing process one step further and showed how the resulting contributions to expected loss could be used as inputs to construct portfolios for each specific stress scenario. Using the process described, investors can also construct candidate portfolios representing a hedge for each scenario and include the target portfolio in their risk management process during rebalancing.