IRVINE, California and LONDON, December 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Putri Pascualy sees attractive opportunities for credit investors in 2014
A new book by Putri Pascualy, Senior Credit Strategist and Portfolio Manager for Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), reveals how investors can generate attractive returns in an increasingly volatile credit market.
Investing in Credit Hedge Funds: An In-Depth Guide to Building Your Portfolio and Profiting from the Credit Market published by McGraw-Hill explores how investors can use the hedge fund structure to profit from a variety of credit-focused investments such as high-yield bonds, bank loans and sovereign debt. Pascualy maintains that hedge funds have developed from a cottage industry for institutional investors and the ultra wealthy to a mainstream investment strategy. Many Europeans have exposure to hedge funds without realizing it through their pension plans.
"As the Federal Reserve tapering draws near, investors are grappling with their need for return generation in an unpredictable credit market. Fundamentally, the environment for corporate credit remains moderately positive with low risk of defaults, although duration risk is still a concern," said Pascualy. "Improving capital markets have led to increased corporate activity and we expect this trend to continue in 2014, which spells opportunities for event-focused credit investors. Given its inherent flexibility, the hedge fund structure is ideal for investing in this market and capitalizing on attractive investment opportunities."
Investing in Credit Hedge Funds provides in-depth research on the most commonly used structuring vehicles, the legal rights and responsibilities of all parties, and the pros and cons of separately managed accounts. It provides practical, expert advice on conducting operational due diligence and best practices in mitigating counterparty risks to avoid the fates of those who suffered losses as Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and MF Global went down.
Investing in Credit Hedge Funds: An In-Depth Guide to Building Your Portfolio and Profiting from the Credit Market is available at Amazon.com or at select book stores.
About Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company ("PAAMCO")
Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company ("PAAMCO") is a leading independent fund of hedge funds investment firm, dedicated to offering strategic alternative investment solutions to the world's preeminent investors. Since its founding in 2000, PAAMCO has focused on investing in hedge funds on behalf of its clients while striving to raise the standard for industry-wide best practices.
Headquartered in Irvine, California, with European office in London, and an Asian office in Singapore, PAAMCO has clients that include large public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and financial institutions. The firm is committed to meeting the needs and demands of its global institutional client base. Website: http://www.paamco.com
About Putri Pascualy
Putri Pascualy is the senior credit strategist and a portfolio manager at Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO). She is responsible for managing investment portfolios on behalf of leading institutional investors. She specializes in evaluating global opportunities in corporate credit and distressed debt. Ms. Pascualy has led the research and structuring of large institutional mandates, where she utilized hedge funds and complex alternative investment strategies as part of innovative portfolio solutions for global investors. She is a frequent speaker in industry panels and conferences. In addition, her comments and contributions have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, Bloomberg TV and Radio, US News and World Report, Thestreet.com, Opalesque and Hedge Fund Intelligence.
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