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Our process is driven by sophisticated analysis and collaborative relationships.

Investment Philosophy

Ironwood believes that market-neutral and uncorrelated investment strategies offer great potential for long-term investment success.


Opportunity-set first approach combined with high quality managers


Diversification and position sizing across managers and strategies


Qualitative judgment paired with quantitative tools and proprietary risk systems

Diversified Alternative Portfolios

An exclusive focus on low-volatility hedge fund strategies.

Active Management

Combined top-down macro views with fundamental bottom-up analysis in an effort to achieve optimal manager selection and portfolio construction.

Due Diligence

Rigorous procedures for both investment and operational due diligence with ongoing monitoring, evaluation, and risk mitigation protocols


A portfolio of multiple hedge fund managers helps stabilize returns and reduce volatility


Gain access to highly selective managers and those who are closed to new investments

Investment Process

Ironwood constructs portfolios of institutional-quality managers.

Our managers invest in four primary hedge fund sectors: relative value, market-neutral & hedged equity, event-driven, and distressed & credit securities.

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