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Boston Parteners: Emerging Market Opportunities
Will Rhind – GraniteShares: Simplifying access to commodities for investors

Yung-Shin Kung is a managing director at Credit Suisse. We recently caught up with Yung, who will be speaking at our 4th Annual Liquid Alternative Strategies Summit (May 1 – NYC), as he explained their approach to trend following in the Managed Futures space. JV Events Group: How do you differentiate your fund from other funds in the Managed Futures category? Yung-Shin Kung: The Managed Futures category encompasses a range of systematic and discretionary investment strategies. In general, these strategies focus on trading liquid futures contracts. Our approach to Managed Futures is distinctive in three key respects: 1. Our team and
James Velissaris is the Chief Investment Officer of Infinity Q and also serves as the portfolio manager for the Public Investments Portfolio of Wildcat Capital Management, which is David Bonderman’s family office. With the recent spike in volatility, we were grateful to sit down with James, who will be speaking at our 4th Annual Liquid Alternative Strategies Summit (May 1 – NYC), and hear his thoughts about the importance of understanding the difference between volatility strategies and yield enhancement strategies. JV Events Group: What are the defining characteristics of your fund? James Velissaris: Infinity Q combines analytics, research, and trading (ART)
Will Rhind is the Founder & CEO of GraniteShares. We recently sat down with Will, who will be speaking at our 4th Annual Liquid Alternative Strategies Summit (May 1 – NYC), as he shared with us his views on the diversification potential of a commodities allocation. JV Events Group: How do you differentiate your strategy from others in the Commodities space? Will Rhind: Graniteshares is a low cost provider of commodity ETFs. Graniteshares currently offers the lowest cost commodity ETFs with no K-1s*. Our 2 flagship broad commodity ETFs; COMB and COMG are benchmarked against the Bloomberg Commodity Index & S&P
Paul Korngiebel is the portfolio manager for the Boston Partners Emerging Markets Long/Short Fund. We recently caught up with Paul, who will be speaking at our 4th Annual Liquid Alternative Strategies Summit (May 1 – NYC), to hear his thoughts on what opportunities he sees in the Emerging Markets space. JV Events Group: Why should investors consider investing in Emerging Market Long/Short? Paul Korngiebel: For the past 15 years emerging market economies have experienced substantially higher growth than developed economies. This trend is expected to continue for the foreseeable future. Despite the attractive growth, volatility of returns keeps many investors away