Hedge Fund Styles and Strategies

Session 1 - The most popular strategy - Long-Short Equity


        The Mechanics of Short Selling

        Stock Lending considerations. Who is lending & why?

        Risk Management position limits, Stop losses.

        Variation on a theme - 130/30 Strategies

        Derivative trading alternatives Contracts for Difference, Options, Futures


Session 2 - Hedge Fund Investment Styles - Directional


        Overview of Style variations From Low to High Market Exposure

        Distressed Debt The illiquid end of the market place

        Global Macro Trading Interest Rates, FX & Commodities

        Managed Futures Technical Analysis at work


Session 3- Hedge Fund Investment Styles Non-Directional


        Market Neutral and Relative Value Arbitrage Equity and Fixed Income

        Event-Driven and Risk Arbitrage

        Convertible Bond Arbitrage

        ADR Arbitrage

        Hedge Fund Style Index Performance and Volatility data


Session 4 - Funds of Hedge Funds


        Rationale for the Fund of Funds route Diversification and Risk Management

        Strategy and Manager orientation - The Due Diligence process

        Risk Management and the monitoring process

        Fund of Funds in practice

Todays Date:

Duration 1 day
Available as an in-house course. Details on request.

DublinFurther dates available on request
Fee Euro 480

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