Managing Hedge Fund Risk: From the Seat of the Practitioner: by Parker V.R.

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P. Anson, California Public Employees Retirement System, “Hedge Fund Risk Management for Institutions” Mark Anson writes from the standpoint of a public pension fund about the need for institutional investors to carefully consider the risks that accompany hedge fund investing, as this area is new to many institutions. He describes five risk factors of hedge fund investing that deserve attention: process risk, mapping risk, event risk, data risk and performance measurement risk. Luc Estenne, Partners Advisors, “Risk Management Issues for the Family Office” Luc Estenne writes about the investment needs and objectives of a typical family office, including wealth preservation and wealth transfer issues, and describes the asymmetrical sensitivity to loss with regards to profits that governs family office allocations to hedge funds.

Luc Estenne, Partners Advisors, “Risk Management Issues for the Family Office” Luc Estenne writes about the investment needs and objectives of a typical family office, including wealth preservation and wealth transfer issues, and describes the asymmetrical sensitivity to loss with regards to profits that governs family office allocations to hedge funds. William P. ” Robert A. Jaeger, Evaluation Associates Capital Markets, “Risk: Defining it, Measuring it and Managing it” Robert Jaeger considers the meaning of risk and discusses the key elements in risk analysis.

But it tells us little about the portfolio equity at risk under extreme or catastrophic circumstances. What happens, for instance, when Russia defaults on its debt, and yield curves and bond spreads suffer extreme volatility? What happens when asset liquidity dries up and when financing availability dissipates? Stress-testing and scenario analysis provide additional insight into the potential downside risk to such a portfolio. Leverage calculations provide limited value in the analysis of the true risk of a hedge fund.

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