Hedge Funds

New York Institute of Finance

How long?

  • 1 day
  • online, in person

What are the topics?

New York Institute of Finance

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Who should attend

  • Portfolio managers and support personnel
  • family office personnel
  • wealth managers i
  • nvestors
  • private bankers and financial advisors.

About the course

Understand the structure and operation of hedge funds and the regulation of the hedge fund industry. Learn how to evaluate hedge fund performance.

This course is a component of the Portfolio Management Professional Certificate.

Prerequisite knowledge:

  • Intermediate MS Excel skills
  • Basic probablility and statistics

*CURRICULUM *

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION TO HEDGE FUNDS

  • Traditional investments and aslternative assets
  • Role of hedge funds in an investor's portfolio
  • History of the industry
  • Size and growth of the Industry

MODULE 2: HEDGE FUND OPERATIONS

  • Governing regulations
  • Legal structures
  • Documentation
  • Outside service providers
  • Prime brokerage

MODULE 3: HEDGE FUND STRATEGIES

  • Market directional
  • Corporate restructuring
  • Convergence trading
  • Opportunistic strategies

MODULE 4: ISSUES FOR HEDGE FUND INVESTORS

  • Who can invest in hedge funds
  • Due diligence
  • Fees
  • Portfolio monitoring
  • Benchmarks and biases
  • Leverage
  • Risks for hedge funds
  • Fund of funds
  • Portfolio construction

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

  • Who invests in hedge funds and why?
  • Distinguish among the different types and styles of hedge funds
  • Understand the prevalent hedge fund strategies and the implications for diversified portfolio performance

Hedge Funds at New York Institute of Finance

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