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Enabling investors to efficiently achieve long-term policy objectives.
Our custom overlay strategies help investors mitigate systematic risk and/or seek enhanced return.
Overlay Managers – Since 1997.
The risks to capital are always present.
While systemic risk cannot be diversified away, we believe it must be hedged away.
Define Risk, Improve Outcomes – that’s Investing Redefined®.
Swan Overlay Strategies can be used to:
Swan Defined Risk Approach
Demonstrated performance through multiple bear markets and market crises since 1997
Actively managed, seeking to optimize return and minimize losses
Sophisticated, designed for investor best interest, customized to individual return objectives and risk tolerance
Typical Overlay Approach
Generally untested, with limited track record, and/or launched after 2008
Passively managed: set it and forget it. Minimize manager workload
Designed for simplicity or ease of execution, applying cookie-cutter or “one-size fits-all” approach
The Swan Overlays have a few differences from our traditional Defined Risk Investing process, including:
Swan Hedged Equity Overlays are designed for client portfolios built on the following core asset classes:
Swan Custom Overlays are also suited for:
With the risks in marketplace mounting, there is increased interest in risk-managed strategies among the professional advisor and institutional money manager communities.