A detailed look at how to fix the hedge fund industry
The Future of Hedge Fund Investing spells out in refreshingly stark terms exactly how the industry let down its clients, and the changes needed to restore their confidence. Written by Monty Agarwal, the founder of Predator Capital Management, this insider's guide gives a full assessment of the business, including the advantages of hedge funds, their pitfalls, and, most importantly, how to avoid these missteps.
The book begins by describing the hedge fund universe, which includes funds and fund of funds; fund regulators, major investors, and middlemen; and fee structures, incentives, and typical investment strategies. From here, Agarwal explores possible solutions and fixes as he touches upon several important issues within this field.
Examines hedge funds' role in the 2008 market crisis and what can be learned from it
Discusses the structural changes for fund of funds in areas including trading, diversification, risk management, and due diligence
Provides guidance for investors to follow when interviewing hedge fund managers