Smart Beta Indices, Global Listed Infrastructure, MLPs, & FX

Parker Global Strategies (“PGS”) was founded by Virginia Reynolds Parker in 1995 to offer alternative investments solutions to clients across the globe. The Firm is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. PGS’s current focus is the development and management of smart beta indices in global listed infrastructure, US energy infrastructure (MLPs), SRI/ESG and foreign exchange.

PGS provides an outsource solution for those needing new investment strategies without the internal infrastructure for their development. PGS has developed over 30 products aggregating over US$3 billion since our inception. Asset classes have included equities, credit, commodities, and foreign exchange. Some examples of customization mandates include:

  • Fossil-free Beta Neutral Global Infrastructure Index
  • Emerging Market FX Manager Index
  • Construction of managed account platform with daily liquidity, principal protection and CLO structure
  • Emerging Market FX risk measurement system

The Firm is well-known for its pioneering work in risk management for hedge funds in the 1990s which culminated in a book How to Manage Hedge Fund Risk published in 2000 and updated in 2005. PGS continues to couple its investment solutions with risk management practices.

PGS’ Senior Team is composed of seasoned professionals across portfolio management, risk management, operations, investor and regulatory reporting and US and offshore compliance.

PGS has won numerous awards over the years for its innovative solutions for investment management and risk management. Virginia Parker was named one of the Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds by PricewaterhouseCoopers in 2010. Read more >>

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