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Alternative investment funds

The Role of Alternative Investments in Portfolio Diversification

Investing is an essential aspect of personal finance that requires careful consideration and planning. Diversification is a fundamental principle of investing, which involves spreading your investments across various asset classes, industries, and geographies to reduce risk and protect against market volatility. Traditional investments such as stocks, bonds, and cash are commonly used to diversify portfolios. […]

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Alternative investment funds

Alternative Investment Funds: Opportunities and Challenges

In earlier blogs, we saw Alternative investment funds (AIFs) becoming increasingly popular among investors seeking higher returns, diversification, and exposure to non-traditional assets. However, AIFs also pose several challenges, such as complexity, illiquidity, high fees, and regulatory uncertainty. This blog analyses the opportunities and challenges of AIFs and provides insights for investors, regulators, and other […]

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Alternative investment funds

Alternative Investment Funds: An In-Depth Guide to Private Equity, Venture Capital, and Hedge Funds

Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) as seen here refer to investment vehicles that invest in assets beyond traditional stocks, bonds, and cash. Private Equity (PE), Venture Capital (VC), and Hedge Funds (HF) are three popular categories of AIFs. They differ in their investment strategies, target companies, and regulatory requirements. This paper aims to provide an in-depth […]

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Alternative Investment Funds: A Comprehensive Guide for Investors

Alternative investment funds (AIFs) have gained a lot of popularity among investors in recent years due to their potential to provide higher returns compared to traditional investment options. AIFs provide an opportunity for investors who are always looking for ways to diversify their portfolios. Alternative investment funds are a type of investment vehicle that invests […]

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Quantitative Investing

Important terms for Quantitative Trading Success

Quantitative trading is a method of using mathematical models and algorithms to analyze financial data and make predictions about the market. It is a highly technical field, and understanding key terms and concepts are essential for success. Here are some of the most important terms that every quantitative trader should be familiar with: Backtesting: This […]

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Quantitative Investing

Role of Technology in Active Quantitative Investing

Quantitative investment strategies use advanced technology and mathematical models to analyze large amounts of financial data and make investment decisions. This approach has become increasingly popular in recent years due to the growing availability of data and advancements in computational power. Data Processing And Analysis One of the key ways technology is used in quantitative […]

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Quantitative Investing

Benefits and Challenges of Quantitative Investing

In our previous note, we looked at Active Quantitative InvestingĀ and understood that it is a strategy that uses mathematical models and algorithms to analyze financial data and make investment decisions. Also, this approach has become increasingly popular in recent years, with many investors turning to quantitative methods to gain an edge in the market. However, […]

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Quantitative Investing

Active Quantitative Investing

Active quantitative investing (AQI) is an investment strategy that combines the use of quantitative analysis with active management. It involves using systematic models and algorithms to make investment decisions, while also actively monitoring and adjusting those decisions based on market conditions. One of the key differentiators of Active quantitative investing is the ability to analyze […]

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Systematic Investing

Trend Following Strategies

Introduction Trend following is one of the alternative investment strategies that has potential to perform in both rising and falling markets, including crises. These strategies utilize a systematic approach where models seek to identify trends in market, with an assumption that the trend will continue (upward moving markets will continue to rally and downward moving […]

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Risk management

Risk Mitigation

Given that we know what kinds of portfolio risks to be aware of and a way to quantify them here, we will proceed to the final piece of the risk management process, namely how to manage or mitigate some of these risks. It is important to appreciate that once a portfolio is created, risk can […]

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Anil has worked across multiple functions such as trading, operations and business development. He started his career trading options at Edelweiss first and then at AlphaGrep, before becoming the resident expert in setting up and scaling new verticals at AlphaMine. Here he will be continuing his role driving business growth.


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As Head of Group Compliance, Raghavendra is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the firm's compliance and risk management policies. With 15+ years of experience, he is our chief liaison with regulatory bodies and ensures that we act within the spirit and letter of regulation, as well as our internal frameworks.


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Punit brings to AlphaMine, a diversified set of financial services experience of over 17 years, spread out across sales, client management, trading and operations, with organisations such as UTI Securities, IL&FS Commodities, Way2Wealth Brokers and AlphaGrep.


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Having started his professional career in quantitative research at Citadel, Mohit continued his investment and portfolio management journey at D.E. Shaw. Thereafter he turned to entrepreneurship and setup AlphaGrep in 2010, where he oversees capital allocation and business growth. With a futuristic vision, he formed AlphaMine in 2021.


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Prashant Mittal

Parshant started at Deutsche Bank's Credit trading desk and later focused on EM stock selection at AQR Capital. He has also worked with finance giants; Goldman Sachs and State Street Bank. After returning to India, he co-founded AlphaGrep and managed technology, operations and hiring. He was instrumental in conceptualising AlphaMine.


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Praveen Kumar

Praveen manages the product and investment strategy at AlphaMine, and also looks at the overall strategy for the firm. He was previously co-managing a long-short category III AIF at Edelweiss and has experience across quantitative trading, portfolio management and investment products across multiple asset classes.


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Praveen Kumar

Praveen manages the product and investment strategy at AlphaMine, and also looks at the overall strategy for the firm. He was previously co-managing a long-short category III AIF at Edelweiss and has experience across quantitative trading, portfolio management and investment products across multiple asset classes.


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Prashant Mittal

Parshant started at Deutsche Bank's Credit trading desk and later focused on EM stock selection at AQR Capital. He has also worked with finance giants; Goldman Sachs and State Street Bank. After returning to India, he co-founded AlphaGrep and managed technology, operations and hiring. He was instrumental in conceptualising AlphaMine.


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Mohit Mutreja

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Having started his professional career in quantitative research at Citadel, Mohit continued his investment and portfolio management journey at D.E. Shaw. Thereafter he turned to entrepreneurship and setup AlphaGrep in 2010, where he oversees capital allocation and business growth. With a futuristic vision, he formed AlphaMine in 2021.


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Punit Sahi

Punit brings to AlphaMine, a diversified set of financial services experience of over 17 years, spread out across sales, client management, trading and operations, with organisations such as UTI Securities, IL&FS Commodities, Way2Wealth Brokers and AlphaGrep.


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B Raghavendra

As Head of Group Compliance, Raghavendra is responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the firm's compliance and risk management policies. With 15+ years of experience, he is our chief liaison with regulatory bodies and ensures that we act within the spirit and letter of regulation, as well as our internal frameworks.


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Anil Vemireddy

Anil has worked across multiple functions such as trading, operations and business development. He started his career trading options at Edelweiss first and then at AlphaGrep, before becoming the resident expert in setting up and scaling new verticals at AlphaMine. Here he will be continuing his role driving business growth.


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