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#132: Leadership Chat: Risk Parity with RPAR’s Alex Shahidi

April 5, 2021

On today’s podcast, we welcome special guest Alex Shahidi, Managing Partner and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Evoke Advisors and ARIS Consulting, a $19 billion registered investment advisor. Alex helps manage the RPAR Risk Parity ETF, which seeks to generate positive returns during periods of economic growth, preserve capital during periods of economic contraction, and preserve real rates of return during periods of heightened inflation.


On today’s podcast, Alex discusses:

-His journey in finance, moving from a successful career at Merrill Lynch to starting his own firm

-The basics of risk parity

-Why he launched a risk parity ETF

-Keys to success in the ETF business

-His top investment pick

-And more