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Introduction to Hedge Funds

CPD Hours: 3.5


This half-day workshop is designed to provide a fast-track understanding of the nature of hedge funds, the structure of the industry and common investment strategies.

This workshop is designed to give all delegates the opportunity to discuss each area thoroughly. Case studies will be used to promote group discussion. No prior knowledge is assumed and all terms will be fully explained.


At the end of the workshop, delegates will have a better understanding of:

  • Nature of hedge funds
  • Investment strategies
  • Business relationships
  • Marketing hedge funds
  • Regulatory environment

Who Should Attend?

  • Client services and call centres
  • HR and training
  • Investment administration and operations
  • Investment professionals
  • IT and software developers
  • Legal and compliance
  • New entrants
  • PR and recruitment firms
  • Risk management
  • Sales and marketing


  • What is a hedge fund?
  • How do hedge funds compare with ordinary CISs?
  • How big is the market?
  • Structure of hedge funds
  • Key business relationships
  • Investment strategies
  • Accounting
  • Hedge fund risk characteristics
  • Latest regulatory developments




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