Lawrence Berner
Executive Director
Lawrence Berner
Executive Director

Lawrence Berner

Executive Director

 
 
Background
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 19 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.
 
 
Insights
Investment Insight
An Introduction to Alternative Risk Premia
Dec 01, 2017
In much the same way that long-only investors have considered “passive” investing as a way to adjust their exposures efficiently and to reduce cost, alternatives investors have begun to explore systematic and index-based solutions—such as “alternative risk premia”—as a way to achieve those same objectives. In this paper, we seek to introduce the concept of alternative risk premia, explain how investors can access them, and present the potential benefits and drawbacks associated with them.
 

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