How to Invest in Hedge Funds

How to Invest in Hedge Funds

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Praise and Reviews qAs hundreds of billions of capital seek an appropriate match with thousands of hedge funds, Matthew Ridley has produced a survey of the major hedge fund strategies that will be of great utility to the novice or pro. Comprehensive, insightful, readable, leavened with common sense and wit, it is much like a Consulta due diligence review.q Bruce G Wilcox, Chairman, Cumberland Associates LLC qExtremely informative - a thorough synopsis of how funds view different investments. Matt has taken a very complicated process and simplified it so everyone can understand it. After reading this book, everyone will believe they can manage a hedge fund.q Marc Lasry, Founder and Managing Partner, Avenue Capital Group qIn light of the recent equity bear market and increasing retail and institutional interest in hedge funds, Matt Ridley's book is a most timely introduction and analysis of this complex and diverse asset class.q Gary Brass, Managing Director, Consulta Limited qAn excellent book that gives a pragmatic coverage of the area without sacrificing depth, Ridley's lengthy experience of the asset class really shines through. This book should leave investment professionals new to the area with the skills they need to hit the ground running, ready to appraise, select and monitor hedge funds and hold their own even when analysing the most complex of strategies.q Dr Chris Jones, Director, Alternative Investment Strategies, io investors, Visiting Associ Over the past decade hedge funds have experienced considerable growth as an alternative asset class. Disappointing returns from mainstream markets have stimulated the interest of a previously sceptical investment community. More and more asset managers are now providing their clients with access to hedge funds. How to Invest in Hedge Funds is a clear, step-by-step guide for professionals investing in this area for the first time. It is a practical introduction to various types of hedge fund strategies, and how they work and develop over time. How to Invest in Hedge Funds provides a uniquely balanced picture that outlines both the strengths and weaknesses of this kind of fund. Contents include: definition, origin, structure and attributes of a typical hedge fund; risks and merits of hedge funds; how to select a hedge fund; portfolio construction and management; how to organize a hedge fund research effort; chapters dedicated to explaining specific hedge fund strategies. Written by one of the leading practitioners in the field, How to Invest in Hedge Funds is packed with practical information and guides the reader through the process of investing in this area.How often can investors withdraw their capital? Funds of funds that provide frequent redemption ... The fund of funds managers should have a track record going back over a number of years. See how they performed during difficult periods, anbsp;...

Title:How to Invest in Hedge Funds
Author: Matthew Ridley
Publisher:Kogan Page Publishers - 2004

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