Hedge Fund Styles and Strategies

Venue: Hotel InterContinental - The Barclay

Location: New York City, New York, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 23, 2004 End Date/Time: Feb 24, 2004
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You will learn:
• The market conditions necessary for different strategies to thrive, and the optimal entry and exit points
• How hedge fund investment strategies are—and are not—predictably cyclical
• The pros and cons of each investment style during different market conditions
• Which strategies are more prone to failure over time
• Which funds are heavily invested in the different strategies
• How to identify, measure, and monitor risks in various strategies
• What you should consider in risk-adjusted performance measurement
• Why fixed income arbitrage has made a strong comeback and what will make it a sustainable strategy
• How to successfully use global macro strategies in your portfolio
• The pros and cons of distressed securities
• The long-term outlook for CTAs
• What investment strategies are key to success for institutional investors
• How to achieve market neutrality through a variety of hedge fund strategies
• How rating agencies weigh different investment styles when creating a hedge fund index