Look Beyond: The Opalesque A SQUARE fund database lists only non-traditional funds beyond the traditional hedge fund strategies:
|Agriculture||Base & Precious Metals||Behavioural Finance||Collectibles||Commodity||Credit||Energy||Environmental Investing||Equity Derivatives||Exotic ETFs||Forex||Infrastructure||Innovation||Insurance||Intellectual Property||Multi Strategy||Rare Earth Elements||Real Estate||Structured Finance||Timberland||Trade Finance||Transportation||Volatility Trading|
A SQUARE (Alternative Alternatives or A2) Index streamlines data from all 579 dynamic A SQUARE Funds. A SQUARE Funds distinguish themselves by virtue of their "alternative" motive - such as social, behavioural, natural resources, sustainable /environment related investing.
" I already have incorporated some of the strategies you described into the hedge fund courses I am teaching this semester. Those investors seeking the newest strategies may find A SQUARE a convenient source for staying ahead of the curve."Leon M. Metzger, Adjunct Professor, Hedge Funds, Columbia University and New York University