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Hedge Funds


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.

Course Content

  • 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
  • Performance fees
  • Methods of equalisation
  • “Side pockets”
  • 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

Target Audience

Financial service professionals with at least 1 year experience in the fund industry who want to understand hedge funds.