292 Multi Asset Investing

Examines top down management of alternative investment and multi-asset class portfolios. Topics include bonds, hedge funds, private equity, real estate, commodities, endowments, return generation, performance analysis, credit cycles, financial crises, manager selection, investment policy, and investment careers. The instructor and other professional portfolio managers will lead class discussions of their actual investments and portfolio strategies. Student teams will develop and present endowment portfolio strategy recommendations.

Prerequisites: 202A, 203A, 205.