Designing a Tail Risk Strategy

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In Short

One of the most important and timeless issues for asset managers is how to protect portfolios from severe weakness in equity markets – the so-called tail risk.

Traditionally there have been a number of methods, with government bonds
the most popular, supported by attractive yields, simplicity, familiarity and
unconventional monetary policy, including a decade of quantitative easing.

About the Author

Suhail Shaikh

Suhail is our Chief Investment Officer of Fulcrum and a member of the Fulcrum Investment Team. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Suhail spent five years in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs. Suhail has a MSc in Management from the London School of Economics & Political Sciences (2000) and he has been a CFA charterholder since 2003.

Suhail Shaikh team member