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Comprehensive online hedge fund glossary now available

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

A comprehensive online hedge fund glossary that provides users with a complete set of key terms, phrases, and definitions specific to all aspects of the global hedge fund industry has been launched by the Managed Funds Association in tandem with law firm Latham & Watkins LLP.

The new hedge fund glossary is available on MFA's website. It offers users access to an interactive library of more than 900 terms, including acronyms regularly used to describe key industry terms, as well as jargon adopted by professionals in the hedge fund industry.

The glossary can also be downloaded as a free app in Latham & Watkins' The Book of Jargon® - Hedge Funds. It allows users to access the information on Apple's iPhone and iPad devices.

"The launch of the hedge fund glossary further exemplifies MFA's commitment to educational offerings for hedge fund professionals and serves as another helpful resource for those looking to learn more about how our industry functions," said Richard Baker, MFA President and CEO of the Managed Funds Association. "These global businesses can be complex, but we believe our glossary allows those who ......................

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