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Financial Poise Weekly Rundown

Note: Episodes 1-74 were produced under the name “Accredited Investor Markets Radio”. We changed the name to “Financial Poise Radio” starting with Episode 75.

Mar 11, 2016

Hedge Fund methods with Mutual Fund daily liquidity?  In Episode 72, we spoke of Liquid Alternatives with Pete Hecht, Managing Director of Evanston Capital Management. Mr. Hecht urged investors to reject hype and to measure performance net of fees that can be attributed to such strategies.

You can learn more about Pete Hecht and Evanston Capital Management here.

Or you can find them here:

LinkedIn: Pete Hecht; Evanston Capital Management



About Pete Hecht

Area of Focus:
Topical Investment Research, Portfolio Strategy, & Risk Management

Joined ECM in 2013.

Previously served in various portfolio manager and strategy roles for Allstate Corporation’s $35 billion property & casualty insurance portfolio and $4 billion pension plan.  Also had the opportunity to Chair the Investment Strategy Committee, Global Strategy Team, and Performance Measurement Authority.

Served as an Assistant Professor of Finance at Harvard Business School and taught the required first year finance course in the MBA program and an advanced asset pricing course in the Business Economics Ph.D. program.

Has research and publications covering a variety of areas within finance, including behavioral and rational theories of asset pricing, liquidity, capital market efficiency, complex security valuation, credit risk, and asset allocation.

Served at investment banks J.P. Morgan and Hambrecht & Quist and as a consultant for State Street Global Markets.


B.A. in Economics and Engineering Sciences, Dartmouth College

M.B.A., University of Chicago

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Chicago (Dissertation Committee:  Eugene Fama – Chair, George Constantinides, Tobias Moskowitz, Richard Thaler).