Portfolio Manager Interview

with Kevin McNally, Portfolio Manager
Long/Short Closed End Fund Strategy

PM Interview

May 2024

Chris O’Grady poses “5 Questions” to Kevin McNally, Portfolio Manager of Absolute’s Long/Short CEF Strategy

The 5 Questions:

Why allocate to the closed end space?
1 minute mark

How does the strategy take advantage of inefficiencies in the closed end space?
4 minute mark

What is your edge?
7:30 mark

How do higher rates benefit your strategy?
11:30 mark

Why is now a good time to consider the strategy:
14:45 mark


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