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Hedge funds - Origine, stratégies, performances (in French)

Authors: François-Serge Lhabitant
Editions: Dunod
Pages: 400 pages
Date: May 2008
 
 
 
Summary
Longtemps controversés, les hedge funds ont aujourd’hui acquis une position déterminante sur les marchés mondiaux. On en compte environ 10 000, gérant près de 2 000 milliards de dollars… et leur développement se poursuit. Issus des techniques de gestion alternative, qui garantit une performance régulière des investissements déconnectée de l'évolution des marchés financiers traditionnels, ils constituent les fonds d'investissements les plus performants.

Cet ouvrage offre une approche complète et structurée de l'univers des hedge funds :
  • leur origine : perspectives historiques, réglementaires ;
  • les principales stratégies : long-short equity, trading, arbitrage, événementielles ;
  • les décisions d’investissement : faut-il investir dans les hedge funds et comment le faire ?
Illustré d’un grand nombre d’exemples, étoffé des données chiffrées les plus récentes, ce livre de référence apporte un éclairage objectif sur une pratique complexe et les risques qu’elle comporte.

Sommaire :
  • Bases de la gestion alternative
  • Perspectives historiques
  • Caractéristiques des hedge funds
  • Perspectives réglementaires
  • Stratégies des hedge funds
  • Opérations et instruments de base
  • Stratégies de type long-short equity
  • Stratégies de trading
  • Stratégies d'arbitrage. Stratégies événementielles
  • Investir dans les hedge funds
  • Faut-il investir dans les hedge funds ?
  • Comment investir dans les hedge funds?
François-Serge Lhabitant :

Professeur de finance à l'EDHEC et à HEC Lausanne, il est responsable des investissements du groupe Kedge Capital. Il est également membre du conseil scientifique de l'Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF).