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About the course

The Hedge Fund Programme is an immersive program for professionals looking for a comprehensive understanding of Hedge Fund management. You will be taught through a blend of workshops, online study and group work to gain practical experience of the hedge fund industry.

Bloomberg Anywhere access, which provides professionals with access to high-quality news, data and analytics is available for participants for the Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo programmes.

This programme is run by Inflection Point Intelligence Limited in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and New York, in collaboration with Henley Business School.

A holistic approach Our hedge fund programme will make you stand out. Other programmes cover just one area such as portfolio management but this programme will give you invaluable insight into the Hedge Fund business as a whole, from set-up to management.

A diverse network You will mix with leading hedge fund industry veterans and develop a strong network. In addition to time spent in workshops and group learning, the networking cocktails provide opportunities to build your contacts and learn from your peers.

Top industry professionals All our tutors and speakers are leading Hedge Fund professionals, so you will learn from first-hand experience and the latest market insights. Mentors experienced in hedge fund management and operation will also guide you throughout the learning journey. Previous mentors include Nine Masts Capital, CQS, Oasis, Toccata Capital, Aurigin Capital and Akebono AM.

Programme Structure

15 modules:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Portfolio Risk Management
  • Markets & Trading
  • Structuring & Setup
  • Business Management & Fund Administration
  • Operations & Technology
  • Legal
  • Operational Risk Management
  • Capital Introduction/Investor Relations
  • Pitch Book Formation
  • Compliance
  • Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds
  • Tax, Audit & Accounting
  • Prime Brokerage Services
  • Ethics & Governance

Approximately 10 hours home study per module. Extra content is available for those participants who want to explore a particular module in more depth.

Assessment You will undertake a final group project which simulates setting up a hedge fund management company and present to a panel of industry experts. Previous panellists include Jo Murphy from CAIA, Misha Graboi from PAAMCO, Ed Rogers from Rogers Investment Advisors and Nathan Hersch from CAO Rosch Capital.

Throughout the programme your progress will also be tracked through module tests. Participants are expected to pass each module in order to move onto the next stage. On completion of all elements participants receive a certificate of completion from Henley Business School.

Who should attend

Individuals with a good undergraduate degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in financial services. Typical participants include hedge fund employees, professional investors, career movers (from sell side to buy side), banking professionals, lawyers and IT providers.

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Vanessa Hemavathi

Vanessa Hemavathi is currently Program Director for the Henley Executive Hedge Fund Program and is responsible for overseeing the program’s activities within Asia. Prior to this, she worked at the Wall Street Journal in Singapore and Hong Kong where she was managing commercial partnerships to acc...

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Steve Bernstein

Steve Bernstein is currently Managing Director of Hudson Japan K.K., responsible for overseeing Hudson's activities across Asia. Prior to Hudson, he founded and was Chief Executive Officer of SinoPac Solutions and Services based in Hong Kong. Previously, he was CEO of Oppenheimer Investments Asi...

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Phil Tye

Mr Tye has been involved in the Asian capitalmarkets for two decades,having most recently established HFL Advisors Limited as a platform to provide independent directorship and advisory services to alternative investment funds.He is a leading figure in the Asian hedge fund industry and a member o...

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Stefan Nilsson

Stefan Nilsson, a Tokyo-based investor and entrepreneur, is a former hedge fund executive who has also worked in asset management and prime brokerage at investment banks JP Morgan and Bear Stearns in Japan. He is the founder and CEO of HFC Advisory Group and a director of Terrasias Capital, a si...

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Chanel Fu

Chanel Fu is an executive director of Nomura Prime Brokerage team based in Hong Kong. Her main responsibility in the team is to build relationship with hedge fund, asset management and broker dealers across Asia Pacific Ex Japan regions by providing and optimizing a suite of integrated prime bro...

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Jimmy Leong

Jimmy spent over two decades in the financial services industry and has assumed senior management roles and responsibilities in Asian and international financial institutions. Among his senior level appointments, in recent years, Jimmy was the Managing Director of a real estate fund management co...

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Martin O' Regan

Martin O’Regan is Managing Director and founder of Solas Fiduciary Services. With over 20 years’ experience and a qualified accountant (CPA, ACCA), Martin’s experience encompasses all aspects of audit, compliance, fiduciary, fund administration and banking services to hedge funds, fund of funds a...

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Sinyee Koh

Sinyee manages the Duff & Phelps Compliance and Regulatory Consulting practice in Singapore. She advises financial services firms on licensing and ongoing Singapore and cross-border regulatory requirements and reviews firms’ risk management, internal controls and compliance arrangements. Bef...

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Anna Stephenson

Anna is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Inflection Point Intelligence Limited. Anna is a seasoned financial services professional with a richly diverse functional background, including Management Consulting, Technology, Operations, Relationship Management, Risk Management and COO respons...

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