Alternatives- Eileen Gension case

The fund’s current portfolio is invested primarily in public equities, with the remainder invested in fixed income. The fund’s investment objective is to support a 6% annual spending rate and to preserve the purchasing power of the asset base over a 10-year time horizon. The fund also wants to invest in assets that provide the highest amount of diversification against its dominant equity risk. Gension considers potential alternative investment options that would best meet the fund’s diversification strategy.

Q. Which asset class would best satisfy the Fund’s diversification strategy?

Private equity
Private real estate
Absolute return hedge fund

My choice would be Real Estate

I second your choice.