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  • Hedge Funds : Hedge Fund

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    Hedge fund industry, one of the fastest growing sectors in the financial service industry, has been attracting high net-worth and major institutional investors such as large pension funds and university endowments due to its distinctive characteristics. With a rapid rate of growth, the hedge fund industry also attracts attention of academics. They have analysed the performance of hedge funds from different perspectives and implied the necessity of further researches on hedge funds’ capital adequacy

  • Hedge Funds And Hedge Fund

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    Hedge Funds are actively managed instruments with flexible mandates that allow fund managers to invest opportunistically in long and short positions across all asset classes. This type of investment vehicle has existed for over half a century. The first hedge fund was created by Alfred Winslow Jones in 1949. His strategy, while simple, had never been used in the asset management world. His idea was to buy stocks which seemed undervalued and short those which presented the worst outlook. This strategy

  • The Hedge Fund Of Hedge Funds

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    Hedge funds are generally described as being private investment vehicles for wealthy, private and secluded investors, prearranged with limited partnership. Partners of most hedge funds dedicate their personal wealth into the fund to ensure personal interest and dedication to the fund. This hedge fund structure continues to be a dominant organizational setup in the financial industry. Albert Wislow Jones is known as the father of hedge funds, creating the first one in 1949 that used what is known

  • Hedge Funds And Hedge Fund

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    Chapter 2 Hedge funds 2.1 Introduction This chapter gives a brief introduction to hedge funds and hedge fund data. Hedge funds are generally considered as private investment vehicles for wealthy individual and institutional investors. According to the National Securities Markets Improvement Act of 1996, participators are limited to at most 500 ‘qualified investors’, individuals who have at least $5 Million to invest in hedge funds and institutional investors with capital of at least $25 Million

  • Hedge Funds : Hedge Fund Essay

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    Hedge funds, like mutual funds, searches for investors’ money and then invest the money to make a positive return. They typically are more flexible than mutual funds and seek more profit in different types of markets by using leverage (borrowing to increase investment exposure). Hedge funds not responsible for some of the regulations that are created to protect investors, unlike mutual funds. Some hedge fund managers may sometimes not be required to register or file reports to the SEC but they are

  • The Ratio Of A Hedge Funds

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    extend our findings about undercapitalization in Table 4 based on our conclusions from Table 3. From Table 3, we know that there are 222 undercapitalized live hedge funds, and it consists only 8.1% of all the live funds. From this we can reach the conclusion that only a small fraction of live hedge funds are undercapitalized. Most of the live hedge funds (about 91.9%) can stay out of the risk of being undercapitalized. While the undercapitalized ratio for dead funds is 12.3%, so more dead funds are undercapitalized

  • Are Hedge Funds Suitable For Retail Investors?. Hedge Funds

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    Are hedge funds suitable for retail investors? Hedge funds refer to financial futures, financial options and other financial derivatives and financial instruments combined with profit for the purpose of the financial fund. In 2006, Warren Buffett sent a letter to Museum of American Finance, he stated that the Graham-Newman partnership fund in the 1920s was the earliest hedge fund known to him, but other funds were likely to appear earlier. Sociologist, writer, and financial journalist Alfred W. Jones

  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Hedges

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    TWhy to hedge? A hedge is aimed to offset potential losses on investment of an individual or an organization as it reduces overal economic exposure of the two previously mentioned entities by guaranteeing favorable outcome. In other words, a hedge is used to reduce any substantial losses/gains suffered by an individual or an organization. Advantages and disadvantages of hedging Advantages The main advantage of the currency exposure hedge – it significantly lowers the risk of an investment. As

  • Hedge Funds Essay

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    Hedge Funds Instructor: Dr. F. Beer By: Vishal Pahuja | Angel Cardoz | Contents Introduction by Vishal Pahuja 3 History by Vishal Pahuja 4 Types of Hedge Funds by Vishal Pahuja 4 Key Characteristics of a Hedge Funds by Vishal Pahuja 5 Size and Market Statistics by Angel Cardoz 5 What is the Cost? by Angel Cardoz 6 Cost to manage 6 Cost to Economy 7 Risks and Returns by Vishal Pahuja 7 Hedge Fund Structure by Vishal Pahuja 8 A Success Story by Vishal Pahuja 9 Peer

  • Hedge Fund Introduction

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    Hedge Funds Class London February 2007 February 9, 2007 SECTION 1 Class Agenda Agenda ♦ 9:00 - 10:30 ♦ 10:30 - 10:45 ♦ 10:45 - 12:15 ♦ 12:15 - 1:30 ♦ 1:30 - 2:15 ♦ 2:15 – 3:00 ♦ 3:00 - 3:15 ♦ 3:15 - 4:00 ♦ 4:00 - 4:45 ♦ 4:45 - 5:00 Hedge Fund Basics Coffee Break Basics Continued Lunch Continued Hedge Fund Services Coffee Break Fund of Funds Stuart Trueman Joe Troccolo Tamera Hodges Joe Troccolo Joe Troccolo Hedge Funds & Corp Finance Laurent Charbonnier Wrap-up / Optional Exam