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Handbook of Hedge Funds

ISBN13: 9780470026632
ISBN: 0470026634
Published: December 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardcover
Price: £124.99

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Intended as a comprehensive reference for investors and fund and portfolio managers, Handbook of Hedge Funds combines new material with updated information from Francois-Serge Lhabitant’s two other successful hedge fund books. This book features up-to-date regulatory and historical information, new case studies and trade examples, detailed analyses of investment strategies, discussions of hedge fund indices and databases, and tips on portfolio construction.

Francois-Serge Lhabitant (Geneva, Switzerland) is the Head of Investment Research at Kedge Capital. He is Professor of Finance at the University of Lausanne and at EDHEC Business School.

Banking and Finance
Foreword by Mark Anson.
Part I Hedge Fund Overview
History Revisited.
Legal Environment.
Operational and Organizational Structures.
Understanding the Tools Used by Hedge Funds.
Part II Hedge Fund Strategies and Trade Examples
Long/Short Equity Strategies.
Dedicated Short.
Equity Market Neutral.
Distressed Securities.
Merger Arbitrage.
Convertible Arbitrage.
Fixed Income Arbitrage.
Emerging Markets.
Global Macro.
Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs).
A Smorgasbord of Other Strategies.
Part II Measuring Returns, Risks and Performance
Measuring Net Asset Values and Returns.
Return Statistics and Risk.
Risk-Adjusted Performance Measures.
Databases, Indices and Benchmarks.
Part IV Investing in Hedge Funds
Revisiting the Benefits and Risks of Hedge Fund Investing.
Asset Allocation and Hedge Funds.
Hedge Fund Selection: A Route Through the Maze.
Funds of Hedge Funds.
Structured Products on Hedge Funds.