Certified Hedge Fund Manager Table of Content

Table of Content


Introduction to Hedge Funds

  • A Definition of Hedge Funds
  • Hedge Funds Vs. Traditional Funds
  • Brief History of the Hedge Funds Industry
  • Hedge Funds in India

Players in the Market

  • Structure and Size
  • Key Players
  • Role of Hedge Funds
  • Hedge Fund Performance Benchmark Targets

Hedge Fund Investment Strategies

  • Relative Value
  • Event Driven
  • Opportunistic
  • Directional Funds
  • Absolute-return funds

Fund of Hedge Funds (FOHF)

  • Structured Products
  • Multi-Strategy Vs Funds-of-Funds

Hedge Fund Fee Structures

  • Performance-based Fees
  • Determining Incentive Fees: High Water Marks and Hurdle Rates
  • Equalization
  • Minimum Investment Levels
  • Fees for Funds of Funds

Regulations of Hedge Funds

  • The Legal Structures of Hedge Funds
  • Legal Structures for Non-US Hedge Funds
  • Hedge fund regulation in Various Countries
  • Supervision Approach
  • Structure of Hedge Funds
  • Primary Brokers
  • Risk Management

Risk Management

  • Sources of Risk
  • Measuring Hedge Fund Risk
  • Markowitz 's Portfolio Theory
  • CAPM (Capital Asset Pricing Model)
  • Sharpe Ratio
  • Jenson's Alpha and Treynor ratio
  • Three Factor Model of Fama and French
  • VaR (Value at Risk)

Problems with Hedge Fund Risk Modelling

  • Non-Normal Return Distribution
  • Investment Strategy and Return Distribution
  • Hedge Fund Failure Rate

Hedge Funds Available On The Market

  • Close Man Hedge Fund
  • RAB Capital
  • GLG Partners
  • Ikos Hedge Fund
  • Black Rock
  • Famous Hedge Funds Withdrawn From the Market

Future of Hedge Funds

  • Consolidation
  • 30/30 Funds
  • Fees and Cloning
  • Growth opportunities
  • The Case for Preserving Hedge Funds
  • The Case Against Hedge Funds
  • Conclusion


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