Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Investing: A Professional Investor's Guide
McGraw Hill Professional, 1998 - Business & Economics - 183 pages
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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