Equity, hybrid, and bond funds offering “alternative strategies” have attracted considerable inflows in recent years. In many ways, the 2008 crisis evoked a desire among investors to broaden their portfolios and lower the correlation of their investments with the market. In response, fund sponsors created funds that provide an alternative to the long-only strategies of most funds
IDC’s memos inform directors about important regulatory, legislative, and judicial developments. IDC also comments on proposals that could affect board responsibilities or shareholder interests. See below for recent comment letters and memos on selected topics.