How to Create & Manage a Hedge Fund: A Professional's Guide (Wiley Finance Series) / Edition 1by Stuart A. McCrary
Pub. Date: 08/28/2002
Hedge funds are a profitable vehicle for both investors and managers associated with these funds. But investing in a hedge fund and creating and managing a hedge fund take two completely different sets of skills and knowledge. If you're looking to set up and run a hedge fund, it doesn't matter how much professional money management experience you have; you still… See more details below
Hedge funds are a profitable vehicle for both investors and managers associated with these funds. But investing in a hedge fund and creating and managing a hedge fund take two completely different sets of skills and knowledge. If you're looking to set up and run a hedge fund, it doesn't matter how much professional money management experience you have; you still need to know how to operate within the unregulated world of hedge funds to be successful. If you're ready to take the leap from conventional funds to hedge funds, How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund: A Professional's Guide will show you how.
In an accessible, straightforward style, How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund presents all the practical information you'll need to set up and run a leveraged investment company. Lawyers, accountants, creditors, investors, and many others will find insights into the often opaque world of hedge funds. Cutting through the hype and hysteria that usually surround this dynamic field, Stuart McCrary provides a detailed introduction and solid framework that any financial professional can understand and apply.
Filled with practical information, this unique guide first examines the critical information you must be familiar with as a hedge fund manager . . .
• Building a valuable leveraged investment company
• Types of hedge funds and hedge fund investors
• Hedge fund investment techniques and business models
• Creating leverage for investors
• Disclosing information to investors and the topical issue of transparency
. . . and then advances to the more technical and specialized aspects of starting and operating a hedge fund, with discussions of legal, accounting, risk management, marketing, and tax issues.
How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund is filled with expert guidance that will put you in the best possible position to launch and run a leveraged investment company. Touching on everything from commodity pools and performance mathematics to legislation affecting hedge funds and derivatives, this comprehensive guide will give you a firm grasp on how to create a valuable hedge fund business that will attract investors-while showing you how to avoid common mistakes that have plagued failed hedge funds.
You may still need professional advice to assist you in setting up a hedge fund, but How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund allows you to save time and money by giving you the tools and techniques necessary to understand and operate within the hedge fund industry.
Table of Contents
CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 2: Building a Valuable Business.
CHAPTER 3: Types of Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 4: Types of Hedge Fund Investors.
CHAPTER 5: Hedge Fund Investment Techniques.
CHAPTER 6: Hedge Fund Business Models.
CHAPTER 7: Creating Leverage.
CHAPTER 8: Hedge Fund Business Plans.
CHAPTER 9: Performance Measurement for Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 10: Legislation and Regulations Affecting Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 11: Accounting for Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 12: Tax Reporting for Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 13: Risk Management for Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 14: Marketing Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 15: Derivatives and Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 16: Lessons Learned from the Hedge Fund Industry.
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