Having overcome the high - risk image that had been attributed to them in the past, hedge funds are now considered a “mainstream” form of alternative investment. Hedge funds have also been the source of many innovations, which are applied in traditional funds. This course provides participants with a comprehensive view of hedge funds, hedge fund administration and the hedge fund market.
History and development of the hedge fund market
Unique characteristics of hedge funds
Hedge funds vs. traditional “long only” funds
Hedge fund strategies
Players in hedge funds
Regulation of hedge funds
Short selling and leveraging in hedge funds
Use of derivatives in hedge funds
Methods of equalisation
Risk management in hedge funds
Funds of hedge funds
Trends that will shape the future of the hedge fund industry
1 day for up to 12 participants
Financial service professionals with at least 1 year experience in the fund industry who want to understand hedge funds.