Wed, Oct 1, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Industry veteran Ezra Zask's hedge fund guide examines changes in the field

Thursday, February 21, 2013
Opalesque Industry Update - The second edition of All About Hedge Funds, written by hedge fund industry expert Ezra Zask is now available.

This comprehensive introduction to hedge funds tells investors and industry professionals everything they need to know about the subject in easy-to-understand English. All About Hedge Funds includes discussion of the opportunities and risks in popular strategies, including long-short equity, global macro and fixed income as well as leverage, derivatives, short selling and other tools of the trade.

The book gives a detailed history of the industry and, more importantly, a thorough discussion of the changes in hedge funds and investment management brought on by the recent credit crisis and the institutionalization of the industry.

Fully updated to take into account the fallout from the financial trauma of recent years, All About Hedge Funds also covers today's legal, regulatory and tax issues, increasingly complex areas post-crisis. The author also explains how to fit hedge funds into a balanced portfolio for both individual and institutional investors to enhance overall returns during one of the most demanding periods in international investment history.

In light of hedge fund losses and the Madoff scandal, All About Hedge Funds provides a useful guide to risk management and due diligence techniques and best practices.

“Every investor stands to benefit from Zask’s long experience and winning narrative,” says Donald H. Putnam, Managing Partner, Grail Partners LLC.

Zask is the founder and president of SFC Associates, a securities and financial consulting firm.

About The Book

Title: All About Hedge Funds (Everything You Need To Get Started, Second Edition) Format: Paperback, 352 pages

Publisher: McGraw-Hill; second edition (January 24, 2013)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0071768319

ISBN-13: 978-0071768313

List price: $22.00

Press release

bc

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   

Banner

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Socially responsible investments grow in demand, but performance questions persist[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A study by financial services firm TIAA-CREF showed that interest in socially responsible investing (SRI) is increasing rapidly, but investors are still asking if investing in an SRI strategy

  2. Regulatory - Ireland launches structure for passporting loan origination funds within EU[more]

    From Asiaasset.com: The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has introduced new loan origination capabilities that will offer Asian managers and investors a new structure under the European Union’s (EU’s) Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). The new structure will allow the mar

  3. Europe - Ed Miliband's war on hedge funds could damage City of London[more]

    From Telegraph.co.uk: Ed Miliband’s plans to wage war on hedge funds could be potentially more damaging to the City of London than even the financial transaction tax (FTT), senior banking sources warned on Tuesday night. The Leader of the Opposition took aim at a number of industries as part of his

  4. News Briefs - SEC probes Pimco ETF over pricing irregularities, BEPs: Action plan released and UK first to adopt country-by-country reporting[more]

    SEC probes Pimco ETF over pricing irregularities The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Pimco’s pricing of exchange traded funds, the latest cloud to hang over the world’s largest bond manager, which has been dogged by poor performance and management infighting. Pimco on

  5. CalPERS’ move might alter hedge fund fees for good[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: When CalPERS, the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, announced on September 15th that it was unwinding its hedge-fund portfolio, it was seen by many as is a significant blow to the sector’s appeal. The Fund is