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Alternative Investments
Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments

Authors: Edited by Greg. N. Gregoriou
Editions: Chapman & Hall / CRC Press
Pages: 592 pages
Date: August 2008
 
 
 
Summary
A pioneering reference essential in any financial library, the Encyclopedia of Alternative Investments is the most authoritative source on alternative investments for students, researchers, and practitioners in this area.

More than a glossary, the book includes academic references for money managers and investors who want to understand the jargon and delve into the definitions.

Containing 545 entries, the encyclopedia focuses on hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, and venture capital. It features contributions from well-known, respected academics and professionals from around the world.

Hilary Till, Principal, Premia Capital Management, and Research Associate, EDHEC-Risk Institute was a contributor to the publication.

Features:
  • Provides 545 entries that focus on hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, managed futures, commodities, and venture capital
  • Offers in-depth definitions for each entry—more than typically found in online glossaries
  • Includes contributions from international experts in a variety of financial areas
  • Lists numerous tables and figures as well as academic references for the entries

About the Editor:

Greg N. Gregoriou, Ph.D., is Professor of Finance in the School of Business and Economics at the State University of New York, Plattsburgh, USA. A prolific author, Dr. Gregoriou is hedge fund editor of the Journal of Derivatives and Hedge Funds as well as an editorial board member of the Journal of Wealth Management and the Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions. His research primarily focuses on hedge funds and managed futures. He is currently also a Research Associate at EDHEC-Risk Institute.