With its 26-year history, Aurora has collected a wealth of data on markets and reactions of the major participants. And that record, Martino notes, becomes the basis for decision making on portfolios and portfolio management.
Managing a complex portfolio of hedge funds requires expertise in finance and behavioral economics and knowledge of global markets. “That multidisciplinary approach, very much a part of The Chicago Approach, is exactly what we do every day,” Martino says. “You’re applying it to a fairly complex problem, but you need to find a simple solution.”