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Handbook of hedge funds

Author: François-Serge Lhabitant
Publisher: Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, ©2006.
Series: Wiley finance series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to the burgeoning hedge fund industry 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 L'habitant'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  Read more...
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Lhabitant, François-Serge.
Handbook of hedge funds.
Chichester, England ; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, ©2006
(DLC) 2006033492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: François-Serge Lhabitant
ISBN: 9781119202028 1119202027 047006112X 9780470061121 047006112X 9786610740109 6610740100
OCLC Number: 123816161
Notes: Title from e-book title screen (viewed Oct. 15, 2007).
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 637 pages : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Cover --
TOContents --
Foreword --
CH Introduction --
Part I Hedge Fund Overview --
CH History Revisited --
2.1 The Very Early Years: The 1930s. 2.2 The Formative Years (1949-1968). 2.3 The Dark Ages (1969-1974). 2.4 The Renaissance (1975-1997). 2.5 The Asian and Russian Crises (1997-1998). 2.6 The Equity Bubble Years --
2.7 Hedge Funds Today --
2.8 The Key Characteristics of Modern Hedge Funds --
2.9 The Future --
CH Legal Environment --
3.1 The Situation in the US. 3.2 The Situation in Europe --
3.3 The Situation in Asia --
3.4 Internet and the Global Village --
CH Operational and Organizational Structures --
4.1 Legal Structures for Stand-Alone Funds --
4.2 A Network of Service Providers --
4.3 Specific Investment Structures --
4.4 Disclosure and Documents --
CH Understanding the Tools Used by Hedge Funds --
5.1 Buying and Selling using a Cash Account --
5.2 Buying on Margin --
5.3 Short Selling and Securities Lending --
5.4 Derivatives --
5.5 Leverage --
Part II Hedge Fund Strategies and Trade Examples --
CH Introduction --
CH Long/Short Equity Strategies --
7.1 The Mechanics of Long/Short Equity Investing --
7.2 Investment Approaches --
7.3 Historical Performance --
CH Dedicated Short --
8.1 The Pros and Cons of Dedicated Short Selling --
8.2 Typical Target Companies and Reactions --
8.3 Historical Performance --
CH Equity Market Neutral --
9.1 Definitions of Market Neutrality --
9.2 Examples of Equity Market Neutral Strategies and Trades --
9.3 Historical Performance --
CH0 Distressed Securities --
10.1 Distressed Securities Markets --
10.2 Distressed Securities Investing --
10.3 Examples of Distressed Trades --
10.4 Historical Performance --
CH1 Merger Arbitrage --
A Historical Perspective / 11.1 Mergers and Acquisitions --
Basic Principles / 11.2 Implementing Merger Arbitrage --
11.3 The Risks Inherent in Merger Arbitrage --
11.4 Historical Performance --
CH. 2 Convertible Arbitrage --
12.1 The Terminology of Convertible Bonds --
12.2 Valuation of Convertible Bonds --
12.3 Convertible Arbitrage: the Basic Delta Hedge Strategy --
Stripping and Swapping / 12.4 Convertible Arbitrage in Practice --
12.5 The Strategy Evolution --
12.6 Historical Performance --
CH3 Fixed Income Arbitrage --
13.1 The Basic Tools of Fixed Income Arbitrage --
13.2 Examples of Sub-Strategies --
13.3 Historical Performance --
CH4 Emerging Markets --
14.1 The Case for Emerging Market Hedge Funds --
14.2 Examples of Strategies --
14.3 Historical Performance --
CH5 Global Macro --
15.1 Global Macro Investment Approaches --
15.2 Examples of Global Macro Trades --
15.3 Historical Performance --
CH6 Managed Futures and Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs). 16.1 The Various Styles of Managed Futures --
16.2 Examples of Systematic Trading Rules --
16.3 Historical Performance --
16.4 The Future of Managed Futures --
CH7 A Smorgasbord of Other Strategies --
17.1 Capital Structure Arbitrage and Credit Strategies --
17.2 Weather Derivatives.
Series Title: Wiley finance series.
Responsibility: François-Serge Lhabitant.

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