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Alternative Investing - Alternative Asset Classes & How They Perform in Times of Uncertainty


Alternative Investing - Alternative Asset Classes & How They Perform in Times of Uncertainty
Alternative Investing - Alternative Asset Classes & How They Perform in Times of Uncertainty
20 July 2020
Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT) -
In House Training , Management , Finance , Corporate Training


Virtual Instructor-Led Training - Investment Series:

Alternative Investing

Internationally Leading Investment Trainer & Financial Markets Expert

Frank Hvid Petersen-Investment Trainer

Frank Hvid Petersen

Winner of multiple Prospera Investor Rankings for 
Best Macroeconomic & Equity Strategy Analysts

Founder of Advisory Firm - Earlybird Research & Education

25 years of experience in the financial sector

Frank has long been a sought after investment guru and authority with a background of almost 25 years specializing in macroeconomics and financial markets. He was previously the Chief Economist and Chief Equity Strategist for Alfred Berg Bank (A leading Nordic Investment Bank) as well as the Head of Strategy and Portfolio Management in Carnegie Investment Bank. Since then he has established his own advisory firm - Early Bird Research, a professional market research company.

Aside from that, he holds a M.Sc. (Econ) from the University of Copenhagen and writes columns on portfolio management issues for AMWatch - a Scandinavian asset management news site.


“Frank has the capability of framing the argments and making his point of view clear for every attendee. The fact that Frank manages to understand every individual’s challenges makes him one of the best investment lecturers in Denmark. Frank is a tremendous communicator with a high level of both intelligence and humor.”
– Sydbank

“Frank is a well-prepared teacher with great insight and professional knowledge, with a commitment to teaching.” 
 Smart Academy Denmark

"The course was excellent, very relevant. Good and very inspiring teaching methods."
– Vice President, T. Rowe Price

"The course fully met my expectations. It was excellent. A good mix of theory and practice. Good anecdotes."
– Analyst, Arbejdernes Landsbank (Denmark's 7th Largest Bank)

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Course Outline

In light of the plethora of alternative asset classes, it is important to fully understand and assess their potential investment opportunities and their repercussions, good or bad, on your portfolio. In the current period of economic uncertainty, it is crucial to get things right. In this course, Frank Hvid Petersen will teach you how to leverage alternative investments to grow the value of your portfolio.

You will learn:

  • An overview of the different alternative asset classes
  • Benefits and pitfalls of investing in alternative investments
  • Their risks and how they behave in both good and bad times

Session 1: The Different Alternative Asset Classes

  • Real Estate
  • Private Equity
  • Hedge Funds
  • Others: Infrastructure, timber, farmland, commodities etc.
  • Group Discussion: What kind of alternative investments are you investing in?

Session 2: Why Invest in Alternative Investments?

  • Evaluating the returns
  • The diversification effect
  • Catastrophe-hedging
  • Case Study: Does illiquity make alternative investments more or less attractive?

Session 3: The Risks and Downsides of Alternative Investments

  • Costs
  • Complexity
  • Illiquidity
  • Other issues to consider before investing in alternatives

Session 4: How do Alternative Investments Behave in Turbulent, Uncertain Times?

  • Historical evidence from previous downturns
  • Group Excercise: What to expect from alternative investments in different macro scenarios
  • The evidence so far from the current COVID-19 crisis

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