Joseph G. Nicholas, JD, is founder and chairman of HFR Asset Management, LLC, a leading fund of funds, and Hedge Fund Research, Inc., the industry's leading supplier of hedge fund data. The author of Market-Neutral Investing and Hedge Fund of Funds Investing, he is a frequent lecturer and media expert on topics relating to alternative investments.
PART I: Keys to Understanding.
CHAPTER 1: What Is a Hedge Fund?
CHAPTER 2: The Hedge Fund Investment Structure.
PART II: Investing with Knowledge.
CHAPTER 3: Hedge Fund Strategies.
CHAPTER 4: Fixed-Income Arbitrage.
CHAPTER 5: Equity Market Neutral.
CHAPTER 6: Convertible Arbitrage.
CHAPTER 7: Merger (Risk) Arbitrage.
CHAPTER 8: Distressed Securities.
CHAPTER 9: Event-Driven Strategies.
CHAPTER 10: Macro Investing.
CHAPTER 11: Sector Funds.
CHAPTER 12: Equity Hedge.
CHAPTER 13: Emerging Markets.
CHAPTER 14: Short Selling.
PART III: Making an Investment.
CHAPTER 15: Investing in Hedge Funds.
CHAPTER 16: After the Initial Allocation.
A. Calculation Methodology.
B. Resources for Investors.
C. Hedge Fund Research Performance Indices.