Alternative Assets - Part 4

Alternative Assets - Part 4

Overview

In this tutorial, we describe the benefits and shortfalls of various measurements of risk and return. We look at how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” hedge fund investments. We examine the different investment styles.

Objective

On completion of this tutorial, you will be able to:
- Compare the performance of hedge funds to other asset classes
- Identify the key measures of hedge fund risk
- Recognise the issues involved in evaluating hedge funds
- Recognise how hedge fund returns are related to market movements
- Classify the major hedge fund investment styles and their different characteristics, market exposure, and leverage requirements

Content

Module 1: Hedge Funds - Investing
Topic 1: Hedge Fund Performance
Topic 2: Hedge Fund Risk
Topic 3: Evaluating Hedge Funds

Module 2: Hedge Funds - Strategies
Topic 1: Hedge Fund Strategies & Performance
Topic 2: Relative Value Trading
Topic 3: Event Driven Strategies
Topic 4: Directional Strategies
Topic 5: Other Hedge Fund Strategies

Details

Code
TEPAI17000401
Venue
ePlatform
Language
English
Level
Intermediate
Hours
SFC:2.5, PWMA:2.5
Fees
All Member: HK$700
Non-Member: HK$975
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$700