The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management: How to Successfully Launch and Operate a Hedge Fund (The Wiley Finance Series 2nd Edition)

The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management: How to Successfully Launch and Operate a Hedge Fund (The Wiley Finance Series 2nd Edition)

By: Daniel A. Strachman (author)Hardback

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Updated edition of the book that gives investors, advisors, and managers the tools they need to launch and maintain a hedge fund in today's economy The hedge fund industry has gone through dramatic changes in recent years. Investors of all types continue to want to place their assets into these investment vehicles even in the wake of the credit crisis, massive frauds, and insider trading scandals. Once the forbidden fruit of Wall Street, hedge funds are now considered "must have" investments in any diversified portfolio. Now in its second edition, The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management is revised and updated to address how the credit crisis, legislation, fraud, technology, investor demand, global markets, and the economic landscape have affected the industry. Providing readers with a detailed and in-depth analysis of the world of hedge funds, the people working in it, and a look at where it's headed, the book is a timely and indispensable reference and research tool for helping professional money managers, traders, and others to launch and grow successful hedge fund businesses. Addresses how the credit crisis and its fallout has affected the hedge fund industry and what this means for the future Provides the essential information needed to launch and maintain a successful hedge fund in the new global economy Walks the reader through running a hedge fund, helping you to gain success over years, not just months An essential resource for anyone looking to invest in these much-discussed investment products, The Fundamentals of Hedge Fund Management, Second Edition is now fully revised and updated.

About Author

DANIEL A. STRACHMAN is an expert in all aspects of investment management with more than sixteen years of Wall Street experience. He is nationally recognized as a strategist, futurist, and commentator on Wall Street, the economy, and investment strategy. Daniel specializes in providing strategic advice and counsel to companies that want to expand and prosper in both good and bad economic times. He has worked in product development, marketing, and sales focused in and around the money management industry. He is the author of several other books, including The Long and Short of Hedge Funds, Getting Started in Hedge Funds, Julian Robertson, and Essential Stock Picking Strategies, all published by Wiley.


Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii CHAPTER 1 The Hedge Fund Industry 1 CHAPTER 2 The Service Providers 23 CHAPTER 3 Hedge Fund Structures 41 CHAPTER 4 Hedge Fund Accounting 59 CHAPTER 5 ERISA, UBTI, and Offshore Funds 77 CHAPTER 6 Marketing and Capital Raising 91 CHAPTER 7 Why the Back Office Matters 113 CHAPTER 8 The Launch 127 CHAPTER 9 Perception versus Reality 141 APPENDIX A Hedge Fund Litigation 153 APPENDIX B Examples of Hedge Fund Structures 189 Resource Guide 199 Notes 205 Glossary 209 Bibliography 213 About the Author 217 Index 219

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118151396
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781118151396
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 1118151399
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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