Alternative Investment

Alternative Assets - Part 8 (2023)

Overview

Hedge funds are an integral part of today’s financial markets. Yet defining what they are and what they do is not straightforward, owing in part to the broad scope of strategies operating under the hedge fund banner. This eCourse provides an overview of hedge funds, covering their evolution from the early days of hedging into a full-fledged industry, their key features and characteristics, the main players and their roles.

Objective

On completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Define the concept of hedging and outline its evolution into the modern hedge fund industry
- Recognise the main characteristics of a modern hedge fund
- Identify the key players in the hedge fund industry and the roles they perform

Content

Hedge Funds - An Introduction
Topic 1: Evolution & Development
Topic 2: Main Characteristics
Topic 3: Key Players in Hedge Funds

Details

Code
TEPAI23003901
Venue
ePlatform
Relevant Subject
Type 9 - Asset management
Language
English
Level
Intermediate
Hours
SFC:1.00, PWMA:1.00
Fees
All Member: HK$305
Staff of Corporate Member: HK$305
Non-Member: HK$445