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Hedge Fund Styles and Strategies

  • Banking and Financial Markets, Derivatives, Foreign Exchange, Fund Management, Trading and Technical Analysis
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    Hedge funds, investment,, trading strategies, long/short equity, directional, distressed debt, global macro


    Session 1:

    The most popular strategy - Long-Short Equity

    • Mechanics of Short Selling

    • Stock Lending

    • Risk Management

    • Variation on a theme - 130/30 Strategies

    • Derivative trading alternatives

    Session 2:

    Hedge Fund Investment Styles - Directional

    • Overview of Style variations – From Low to High Market Exposure

    • Distressed Debt

    • Global Macro

    • Managed Futures – Technical Analysis at work

    Session 3:

    Hedge Fund Investment Styles – Non-Directional

    • Market Neutral and Relative Value Arbitrage – Equity and Fixed Income

    • Event-driven and Risk Arbitrage

    • Convertible Arbitrage

    • Hedge Fund Style Index Performance and Volatility data

    • Lesson from 2008: Which Strategies worked, which didn’t & why

    • Looking at 2009, which Strategies should perform better than others & why

    Session 4:

    Funds of Hedge Funds

    • Rationale for the Fund of Funds route – Diversification and Risk Management

    • Strategy and Manager orientation - The Due Diligence process

    • Risk Management and the monitoring process

    • Fund of Funds in practice

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