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Testimonials

The extent to which non-institutional investors, as well as some smaller institutional ones, can fruitfully adopt Alternatives into their investment thinking and practices will depend significantly in understanding the opportunities and pitfalls so well articulated by Rice.”
Allan S. BufferdTreasurer Emeritus,
MIT

An eloquent and persuasive explanation of the role of alternatives in investor portfolios.”
Andrew BakerChief Executive Officer
Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA)

Bob Rice provides an easy to understand review of the ever-changing alternative investment landscape. Bob demystifies the world of alternative investments, and offers his unique perspective on how to use and evaluate the various types of strategies and structures.”
Anthony B. Davidow, CIMAVice President, Alternative Beta
Asset Allocation Strategist,
Schwab Center for Financial Research

Bob’s keynote was universally regarded as the highlight of our conference… his style is totally fresh, and people were still buzzing about the talk days later.”
Vicky SchiffChair, LA Program,
Young Presidents Organization

By opening the curtain, Bob throws down a real challenge to the managers of alternative strategies — add value. They can’t hide behind the complexity of ‘alternatives’ any more.”
Charles StuckeChief Investment Officer,
Guggenheim Investment Advisors

Bob is one of the finest public speakers I’ve ever had the pleasure of seeing, not just on corporate issues, but across the board. He brings a unique perspective and sense of humor to any topic.”
Randi WillisExecutive Programs Producer,
Singularity University

Alternatives aren’t alternative anymore; they’ve become an integral part of a successful investment strategy.”
Jerry WebmanChief Economist,
Oppenheimer Funds,
Author of Moneyshift

Rice’s work covers a number of very sophisticated topics in ways that cut through the jargon and complexity to give the reader the essence of the theory. The topics covered range from Modern Portfolio Theory to the statistical fallacies of normal curves to Behavioral Finance.”
Verne O. SedlacekPresident & Chief Executive Officer,
Commonfund

Sophisticated, easily accessible advice for using alternative investments to build a portfolio that’s likely to generate solid gains in an age of anemic returns, yet still be resilient enough to weather a global financial crisis.”
Peter PassellSenior Fellow,
Milken Institute

Rice presents a clear path through the minefield of alternatives so you can arrive safely in the promised land of higher returns without undue risk.”
James G. RickardsAuthor of Currency Wars: The Making of the Next Global Crisis,
a New York Times & National Bestseller