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  1. Nicole Seaman

    P2.T9.21.14. Hedge fund due diligence

    Learning objectives: Identify reasons for the failures of hedge funds in the past. Explain elements of the due diligence process used to assess investment managers. Identify themes and questions investors can consider when evaluating a hedge fund manager. Describe criteria that can be evaluated...
  2. Nicole Seaman

    P2.T9.21.13 Hedge fund characteristics

    Learning objectives: Describe the characteristics of hedge funds and the hedge fund industry and compare hedge funds with mutual funds. Explain biases that are commonly found in databases of hedge funds ... Compare and contrast the different hedge fund strategies, describe their return...
  3. Nicole Seaman

    P1.T3.21.7. Hedge fund basics

    Learning objectives: Calculate the return on a hedge fund investment and explain the incentive fee structure of a hedge fund, including the terms hurdle rate, high-water mark, and clawback. Describe various hedge fund strategies including long/short equity, dedicated short, distressed...
  4. Nicole Seaman

    P2.T9.21.7. Risk budgets in the investment industry

    Learning objectives: Define risk budgeting. Describe the impact of horizon, turnover, and leverage on the risk management process in the investment management industry. Describe the investment process of large investors such as pension funds. Describe the risk management challenges associated...
  5. Nicole Seaman

    P1.T3.706 Hedge funds (Hull)

    Learning objectives: Calculate the return on a hedge fund investment and explain the incentive fee structure of a hedge fund including the terms hurdle rate, high-water mark, and clawback. Describe various hedge fund strategies, including long/short equity, dedicated short, distressed...
  6. Nicole Seaman

    P1.T3.705. Mutual funds (Hull)

    Learning objectives: Differentiate among open-end mutual funds, closed-end mutual funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Calculate the net asset value (NAV) of an open-end mutual fund. Explain the key differences between hedge funds and mutual funds. Questions: 705.1 America's Best Fund...
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