Edhec-Risk
Risk Management
The New Generation of Risk Management for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Investments

Authors: Edited by Lars Jaeger
Editions: Institutional Investor Books
Pages: 462 pages
Date: 2003
 
 
 
Summary
The New Generation of Risk Management for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Investments has been designed to address issues that raise disquiet among investors in alternative investments. It explores this relatively new area of risk management from investors' and participants' perspectives in hedge funds, private equity, fund of funds and mezzanine investments.

The book describes and evaluates the unique risks affecting individual hedge fund strategies, private equity investments and generic risks of types of alternative investment strategies. For those managing alternative investments, the perceptions of risk amongst their clients and potential clients that continue to affect the marketing of their skills are explained. Interest areas: AIS, alternative investments strategies, risk management, investment managment, portfolio management, venture capital, hedge fund strategies, hedge funds, private equity.

The New Generation of Risk Management for Hedge Funds and Private Equity Investments has contributions by the leading names in the hedge fund and private equity universe.

Hilary Till, Principal of Premia Capital Management LLC, and Research Associate at the EDHEC-Risk Institute, together with co-author Joseph Eagleeye, contributed a chapter to the book entitled, "The Risks of Commodity Investing" which examines the following topics:
  • Risk and return sources of commodities
  • Role in a traditional portfolio: commodity futures investments as a diversifier or return driver
  • Idiosyncratic risk and systematic macroeconomic risk factors
 
 

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