Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Risk / Edition 1

Alternative Investments and the Mismanagement of Risk / Edition 1

by Dimitris N. Chorafas
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403906815

ISBN-13: 9781403906816

Pub. Date: 05/02/2003

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

'Investors beware' is good advice in any situation, especially when dealing with the control of risk and alternative investments. In this book Chorafas has uncovered the hidden risks behind alternative investments through extensive research in the US, UK, Germany France, Italy Scandinavia and Switzerland. He also provides solutions to the problems identified. This…  See more details below

Overview

'Investors beware' is good advice in any situation, especially when dealing with the control of risk and alternative investments. In this book Chorafas has uncovered the hidden risks behind alternative investments through extensive research in the US, UK, Germany France, Italy Scandinavia and Switzerland. He also provides solutions to the problems identified. This book is particularly important in light of recent scandals such as Enron and WorldCom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403906816
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/02/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Alternative Investments Defined Are Alternative Investments Inherently Risky? Legal Risk, Reputational Risk and Technology Risk The Financial Risks Taken With Alternative Investments Hedge Funds, Multimanagers, and the Macromarkets Risk and Return With Derivatives Scrutinising Alternative Investment Strategies Intended To Give Higher Returns Assessing Strategic Risks Through Stress Testing Highly Leveraged Institutions, Regulators, and the New Lenders of Last Resort

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