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Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Relative Value Arbitrage

Arbitrage is one of the main strategy groups employed by hedge fund managers to achieve their stated goal of returns in any market, and...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Merger Arbitrage

By their very nature, arbitrage-based trading strategies require a very high skill level and tend not to yield massive profits, although some types of...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Event-Driven Strategies

Some hedge funds choose to focus on event-driven strategies. This involves event-driven managers seeking to profit from security pricing inefficiencies that can occur when...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Emerging Markets Fund

This is a type of hedge fund whose strategy involves specialist investment in the securities of emerging market countries. These mutual fund or exchange-traded...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Investing in Distressed Securities

Investment in distressed securities has boomed in the last decade. With the market increasing in size and diversity, more and more investors have been...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Equity Long / Short

As part of our series looking at the strategies hedge funds commonly use to their advantage, let’s take a look now at one of...

Understanding Hedge Fund Strategies: Fixed-Income Arbitrage Strategies

Primarily an investment strategy used by hedge funds and investment banks, the management of fixed-income securities has increased over the years, as an increasing...

Types of Hedge Funds

Hedge funds can be loosely categorized in terms of their strategic focus, with most of them falling into one of the following four strategy...

How Do Hedge Funds Work? Strategy

Although the term 'hedge fund' used to refer to funds that used hedging-based strategies exclusively, the diverse range of strategies now employed by hedge...

What Is A Hedge Fund? with Infographic

Hedge funds are essentially a very high-end type of pooled investment fund, similar in some ways to the mutual funds, unit trusts, and ETFs...

Hedge Fund Strategies: Part Five

In part five we take an in-depth look at some more hedge fund strategies: tactical market timing, managed futures, quantitative, aggressive growth and a...

Hedge Fund Strategies: Part Four

In part three we looked at equity market neutral strategies and convertible arbitrage. In part four we give you an in-depth guide to some more...

Hedge Fund Strategies: Part Three

In part two we looked the elements that contribute to a hedge fund strategy, and began to take a closer look at the broad...