Managing Hedge Fund Risk: Strategies and Insights from Investors, Counterparties, Hedge Funds and Regulators 2nd Edition

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Now in its second edition, Managing Hedge Fund Risk is the established market-leading guide on risk for the hedge fund industry.

This comprehensively updated second edition combines the views of investors, hedge fund managers, fund of fund managers as well as regulatory professionals, to give you a full 360 degree view of the key risk management issues, as well as essential updates on the latest regulatory requirements.

Featuring fresh insight by editor Virginia Reynolds Parker, the 23 chapters are authored by the most up-to-date leaders in the field - this edition also features 11 entirely new chapters that update you on the most crucial issues including:

- Regulatory risk for hedge fund managers
- Examining potential risk mitigation benefits of diversification
- Legal risks of investments in hedge funds
- What does risk mean for pension fund trustees?

Essential reading for investment bankers, allocators, dealers, counterparties, prime brokers, institutions, private investors, corporate plan sponsors, consultants or anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of hedge funds and their risks.

About the editor:

Virginia Reynolds Parker is the founder of Parker Global Strategies (PGS), a firm that specialises in custom designing and managing funds of hedge funds (FoHF) for institutional clients across the globe. Since 1995, PGS has designed over 20 multi-manager programmes and advised on over US$1.75 billion. PGS was among the first FoHF firms to apply risk management oversight to its funds. Virginia has expertise in traditional and alternative investment strategies, and a strong background in currency risk and returns, risk measurement and management of multi-manager hedge fund portfolios. She has developed industry-recognised performance benchmarks for foreign exchange. Her research is widely published and she is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. From 1988 until 1995, Virginia was managing director and director of research and risk management at Ferrell Capital Management. Previously, she was the CIO for a family office. Virginia earned an AB in economics and political science from Duke University. Virginia is an OPM graduate of Harvard Business School. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts, Stamford Society of Security Analysts, International Association of Financial Engineers, a founding member and angel of "100 Women in Hedge Funds" and serves on the Board of The Foundation for Managed Derivatives Research.
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Virginia Reynolds Parker
Parker Global Strategies LLC


1 The Risk in Measuring Hedge Fund Performance
Mark J. P. Anson

2 Measuring Hedge Fund Performance
Ronald L-Liesching
Pareto Partners

3 Implementation Considerations When Using Absolute-Return Strategies for Traditional Portfolio Risk Reduction
Alan H. Dorsey
CRA RogersCasey

4 Risk Management Issues for the Family Office
Luc Estenne
Partners Advisers SA

5 What Does Risk Mean for Pension Fund Trustees?
Robbie Alexander
Octane Group

6 Examining Potential Risk Mitigation Benefits of Diversification
John Levitt
Gregoire Capital


7 Sound Practices for Hedge Funds
Tanya Styblo Beder
Tribeca Global Management LLC

8 Managing a Global Credit Portfolio
Michael Mabbutt
Thames River Capital

9 Managing Risk in a Global Event Arbitrage Portfolio
John Paulson
Paulson & Co. Inc

10 Risk Management for Convertibles
Michael A. Boyd Jr, Scott Watson, Evan Misshula
Forest Investment Management LLC

11 Mortgage Strategies
Eric H. Keiter
MKP Capital Management, LLC

12 Risk Management for a Distressed Securities Portfolio
Marti P. Murray
Murray Capital Management, Inc

13 Short Selling: A Unique Set of Risks
A. R. Arulpragasam; James S. Chanos
Arktos LLC; Kynikos Associates

14 Risk Management for Hedge Fund Strategies – Foreign Exchange
A. Paul Chappell
C-View Limited

15 Investable Hedge Fund Indices: Creation and Management
Thomas Schneeweis; Vassilis Karavas, Rae DuBose
University of Massachusetts; Lyra Capital


16 Risk: Defining It, Measuring It, and Managing It
Robert A. Jaeger
EACM Advisors LLC

17 Hedge Fund Risk and its Implications
David J. Gordon

18 Integrating Risk Management into the Portfolio Management Process for Effective Fund-of-Hedge-Funds Risk Management and Performance Measurement
Virginia Reynolds Parker
Parker Global Strategies LLC

19 The Big Five
Ken Kinsey-Quick
Thames River Capital


20 Operational Risk
Marcelo Cruz; Jonathan Davies
RiskMaths; Risk Business

21 Managing Hedge Fund Risk from the Dealer's Perspective
Irenee D. May, Jr
JP Morgan

22 Regulatory Risk for Hedge Fund Managers
Cynthia M. Fornelli
Bank of America

23 Legal Risks of Investments in Hedge Funds
Christopher M. Wells
Coudert Brothers LLP
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