Low Volatility Equity Investing: Evolutionary not Revolutionary
Summary: Traditional asset allocation models are being re-evaluated as investors look for a more dynamic approach against the uncertain economic and geopolitical backdrop and ongoing volatility in equity markets. The world is grappling with an era of deleveraging, the spectacular growth of the developing world, and challenges to political and financial institutions at a global, regional, and domestic level. Please join Craig Scholl, CFA, Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst on Lazard's Quantitative Equity team as he discusses how low volatility equities could form one part of a credible solution. Featured Speaker: Craig Scholl, CFA Director, Portfolio Manager/Analyst Craig Scholl is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on Lazard's Quantitative Equity team. He began working in the investment field in 1984. Prior to joining Lazard in 2007, Craig was a Principal and a Senior Portfolio Manager in the Global Active Equity group at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA). Previously he was Managing Director of Public Equities for the Virginia Retirement System, where he was responsible for internally and externally managed portfolios. Prior to that, Craig was a pension investment manager for two large corporations. He also worked as a consultant with InterSec Research and a vice president in data analytics at Lynch, Jones & Ryan. Craig has a BS in Finance and Public Communications from Syracuse University. He is a member of the Boston Security Analysts Society.