Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Investing: A Professional Investor's Guide

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McGraw Hill Professional, 1998 - Business & Economics - 183 pages
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Unlike exchange based or regulated investment vehicles, hedge funds are complex, legal structures employing unique investment strategies. As such, they are difficult to identify, evaluate and track by even seasoned investment professionals. This book provides those charged with direct investment decision making or fiduciary responsibility a foundation for making hedge fund investment decisions. Combining the remedial issues surrounding this investment class with a thorough technical explanation of the allocation and evaluation issues, the authors have achieved the delicate balance of an authoritative and clear information guide.

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Why Invest in Hedge Funds?
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Summary and Comments
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About the author (1998)

William J. Crerend is one of the pioneers in investment consulting to U.S. institutions and high net worth individuals, with a career spanning over 40 years. Crerend was a co-founder and is currently Chairman Emeritus of Evaluation Associates, one of the preeminent firms in the field. He holds a degree in economics from Niagara University and an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science from the same institution.

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