Course Director : Ian Morley
This course explains what hedge funds are, the different types of funds, who invests in them and why post the Madoff case.
What's changed? The various hedge fund styles are briefly outlined with case studies and exercises to reinforce the principal concepts. This a great opportunity to get to grips with the key legal, tax, regulatory and accounting issues affecting hedge funds together with the elements essential to effective hedge fund administration in today’s market.
» Definitions and history of hedge funds
» Characteristics and failures
» Growth trends - who is creating hedge funds?
» Who is investing in hedge funds?
» Effect of size, performance fees and lock up periods
» Transparency, performance and measurement
» Benefits of investing in hedge funds and alternative investments
» The hedge fund food chain
» The due diligence process
» Quantitative, qualitative and operational
» Obvious mistakes: Trade off between process and experience
» The sectors and styles of the market
» Learning from the past: Case of long-term capital Management
» Asset allocation process
» Dealing with risk & returns
» Hedge Fund Indices
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Mon, 13/04/2015 - 11:30
Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »
Wed, 15/04/2015 - 13:05
In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more. ... »
Tue, 14/04/2015 - 12:14
Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »
Tue, 07/04/2015 - 09:57
Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »
Wed, 01/04/2015 - 09:12
As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »