From actual capital allocator to branding his book and podcast “Capital Allocator,” Ted Seides has one of the biggest banks of knowledge in the capital allocation game. He’s a well-known author of two books, host of the podcast Capital Allocators, and in his “free time” invests his own money in some of the best and brightest hedge funds around. In today’s episode, we’re talking with Ted about Capital Allocators (the podcast & the book), the transition of talking to managers for an allocation -> to talking to allocators about managers on the pod, the Yale endowment and incredible opportunity to learn from Dave Swenson, bias in capital allocation, rebalancing without emotion, illiquidity premiums, base rates, allocator’s reaction to competition, blackbox of quants, portfolio construction, “Netflix” allocator selection, and Ted’s favorite guests & favorite quotes.
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