The Alpha Lifecycle

Research Paper: The Alpha Lifecycle

Alpha remains the preeminent performance metric when attempting to measure portfolio manager skill.

Image of EssentiaNew research from Essentia examines the alpha lifecycle – from early accumulation to eventual decay, in most cases – and uncovers important characteristics that all fund managers and asset allocators should be aware of.

Download The Alpha Lifecycle to learn about the distinct alpha trajectories we have identified and what active portfolio managers can do to sustain their performance value-add.

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