Hedge Funds are going through turbulent times. Changing regulatory requirements, increased transparency and risk management strategies are defining new approach the hedge fund sector has to take on. This carefully structured 2 day training explores the characteristics of the hedge funds world in the context of recent market events. The course is designed to help you understand the structure as well as the main types of hedge funds and their investment styles and strategies.
You will have a chance to explore and assess different aspects of this asset class in order to consider application of hedge funds in the investment portfolio.
The aim of this course is to show how to analyse a company and value its shares using comparative analysis. The delegates will be taken through various approaches including earning, asset, cash flow and dividend based valuations as well as the key ratios that will help describe the operations of a company and have to be taken into account in their calculation and interpretation. The training will be structured around Excel based exercises and case studies which will give you excellent understanding of the latest strategies for equity valuation.
By the end of this training you will be able to:
• Estimate pros and cons of comparable company analysis vs. free-standing valuation models
During this two day practical training you will learn how to read financial statements, choose the most appropriate financial ratios and metrics and make financial forecasting using Excel modelling. You will also learn to estimate the cost of capital and explore different methodologies for the terminal value. The course will also examine more complex issues such as tax and pensions provisions.
By the end of this training you will be able to:
• Read and analyse financial statements
• Prepare financial forecasting
In the midst of significant global change and uncertainty, securitisation market participants are all asking important strategic questions about the future. It has never been more important for key market participants - regulators, government officials and all private sector participants - to come together to discuss what our markets should look like in the future, given the importance of securitisation to the real economy. We must recognise that regulatory and policy changes should and will be made. The ESF/IMN Global ABS event is the perfect forum for those discussions and senior-level networking to occur.
In the midst of significant global change and uncertainty, securitisation market participants are all asking important strategic questions a
Exchange Traded Funds (ETF's) have been growing since their introduction in the 1999. Their lower cost, buying and selling flexibility, transparency and tax efficiency are extremely appealing for investors and pension funds. The 2009 Investing in ETFs conference will explore the most pressing issues concerning this important Asset class. Hear from the leading industry professionals where the industry is headed and which trends and new products are most promising in this ever changing market.
Don't miss out on this fantastic conference and secure your early bird of £295 + VAT until 30th January 2009. Conference is free to attend for the first 20 traders that register. Regular price as of 31st January 2009: £595 +VAT ( reference code to be quoted on all communication: IIETF09.HM)
Don't miss out on this fantastic conference and secure your early bird of £295 + VAT until 30th January 2009.
Designed and delivered by two EDHEC experts in the theory and practice of commodities trading, this intensive seminar will equip you with a comprehensive overview of commodities investments, a thorough understanding of the importance of commodities as an asset class, an up-to-date review of regulatory developments, and the state-of-the art techniques for designing futures programmes, implementing commodity investments, and carrying out on-going risk management.
This Environmental Finance Publications conference will examine all the new trends in the bioenergy market - solutions to the food vs fuel debate, "next generation" biofuels, biomass for power generation, development of bio-refineries - and how they are influencing investment decisions in Europe.
Generous early registration discounts available until 6 March!
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This Environmental Finance Publications conference will examine all the new trends in the bioenergy market - solutions to the food vs fuel debate, "next generation" biofuels, biomass for
To help you evolve and tailor your portfolios to their maximum potential, IBC's ETFs for Asset Managers conference will address the key issues surrounding these innovative investment vehicles.
3 Key Benefits in Attending: • Hear what is in the pipeline for 2009 • Programme focused on strategy NOT the basics • Speaker line-up of some of the leading names in the market - from issuers, index providers, market makers, asset managers
Exchange Traded Funds For Asset Managers
Future Direction on Strategic Allocation
& the Wider Investment Opportunities
An Executive Level Breakfast Briefing - 8am till 10am
Please join us for a full English breakfast, meet industry peers and hear our keynote speaker Justin Nuccio, Director, Asset Management Practice at Deloitte discuss the role of performance monitoring in the current financial climate.