Don’t Count Out Tiger Cubs, Says Hedge Fund Analyst

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Mark Melin
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The “Tiger Cub” hedge funds, those protégés of legendary investor Julian Robertson, were down significantly in March, suffering their third worst month of negative alpha in history.  But don’t count them out  says Stanley Altshuller, co-founder and chief research officer at Novus, a hedge fund analytic platform. In fact if history is any guide, investing after a drawdown might be a consideration. Investing in Tiger Cubs on a drawdown In an interview Altshuller noted that the Tiger Cubs “have a statistical tendency to deliver above average returns after experiencing negative market conditions.”  What Altshuller appears to be pointing to is…

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Mark Melin is an alternative investment practitioner whose specialty is recognizing the impact of beta market environment on a technical trading strategy. A portfolio and industry consultant, wrote or edited three books including High Performance Managed Futures (Wiley 2010) and The Chicago Board of Trade’s Handbook of Futures and Options (McGraw-Hill 2008) and taught a course at Northwestern University's executive education program.