Lawrence Berner

Executive Director
Lawrence Berner
Executive Director

Lawrence Berner

Executive Director



Lawrence is a portfolio manager on the AIP Hedge Fund team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management, focusing on Europe and Asia-based managers and a member of the Hedge Fund Investment Committee. He has 21 years of industry experience. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Lawrence was an investment manager at Glenwood Capital Investments, where he was responsible for hedge fund manager selection, portfolio construction and quantitative analysis. Previously, he was a risk analyst at ABN Amro, focusing on fixed income and foreign exchange derivatives and a commodities research associate at Salomon Smith Barney. Lawrence received both a B.S. in computer science and a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Texas, Austin. He also received a M.S. in financial mathematics from The University of Chicago. Lawrence holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


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AIP Hedge Fund Review and Outlook
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The AIP Hedge Fund Team provides its view on recent performance of the hedge fund industry and its outlook for hedge fund strategies going forward.
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Given the recent growth of investor interest in alternative risk premia, we thought it timely to share our insights on what constitutes effective due diligence in the space.

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