Understand how the institutionalization of the hedge fund industry is transforming the hedge fund and funds marketplace and become aware of the risks and opportunities for hedge funds in this new environment. Examine the major factors in a successful hedge fund evolution, investible hedge fund indicies and the business models and structural issues involved in hedge funds mergers and acquisitions.
Sohail Jaffer has brought together 22 experienced industry leaders to discuss trends within the marketplace and the challenges confronting the industry: - What are the key factors in a successful hedge fund evolution? - How does one define new client relationships? - What is the UCITS hedge fund phenomenon? - What are the challenges and opportunities for Institutional Investors in light of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers' Directive? - What are the business models and structural issues in Hedge Funds Mergers & Acquisitions? - What is the impact of institutionalisation of the industry, and how is this transforming the hedge fund and funds of funds marketplace? - What are the risks and opportunities for hedge funds in this new environment? - What are the issues in combining hedge funds and structured products? - How can hedge funds meet the dangers (and opportunities) of private equity investments? - What are the operational and regulatory risks facing the industry and how can the industry best meet these? - How can hedge funds get the best from their prime broker? - Understanding investible hedge fund indices - How to successfully leverage a hedge fund portfolio - What are the new drivers for successful investments, including entry into new markets such as Asia? This book is a must-have title for analysts, investors and hedge fund managers.