Energy And Environmental Hedge Funds: The New Investment Paradigm
"I highly recommend this book for those investors interested in
energy and environmental hedge funds. It is a great handbook on
these topics. The authors make a difficult subject easy for
investors to understand. Energy and Environmental Hedge
Funds are both the newest and next area for hedge fund
investment and diversification."
—Lisa Vioni, President, HedgeConnection.com
"Peter Fusaro and Gary Vasey have done a great jo9b in compiling
all of the background information that a newcomer to energy
investing should have. This insightful book helps in determining
how best to gain exposure to the rapidly changing energy trading
—Raj Mahajan, President & Co-Founder, SunGard Kiodex
"The entry of opportunistic hedge funds into the energy sector
is creating a sea of change for the industry. Fueled by pension
funds and institutional investors, hedge funds are attracted to the
petroleum industry because the current price volatility provides
generous returns for their investors. However, these investments
are not without risk. Gary Vasey and Peter Fusaro explain the ins
and outs of it all in their insightful narrative."
—Don Stowers, Editor, Oil & Gas Financial Journal
"Peter Fusaro and Gary Vasey write about energy and
environmental hedge fund markets with greater style, aplomb, and
insight that any other observers of financial high streets
worldwide.... Outlining some of the early and provocative details
of an industry's youthful achievement and potential, it is likely
that this exposition by two of the energy and financial world's
most credible experts will become a seminal work."
—Ethan L. Cohen, Director, Utility and Energy Technology, UtiliPoint International, Inc.
Abbreviated Terms Used in this Book.
1. The New Investors in Energy.
2. What are Energy and Environmental Hedge Funds?
3. Why are Hedge Funds Attracted to Energy and the Environment?
4. The Energy Complex and Investment Opportunities.
5. The Energy Hedge Funds.
6. Impacts and Evidence of Hedge Fund Activity in Energy.
7. Green Hedge Funds: Trading the Environment.
8. Weather Hedge Funds.
9. Energy and Natural Resources Fund of Hedge Funds.
10. Energy Indexes.
11. A Five-year Bull Market in Energy?
Gary Vasey, PhD, has over twenty years experience across the entire Energy industry. He was an exploration geologist before becoming an energy industry consultant with Price Waterhouse Coopers. He was a founding member of Cap Gemini Sogeti's Oil and Gas sector with worldwide responsibility for strategic partnerships, service development and marketing before going on to build Sybase's successful Energy Industry strategy. In 1999 he founded Vas Mark Group, his own marketing consulting and analysis firm focused on the energy industry which he eventually sold to Utilipoint International Inc in 2004. He now runs that firm's trading and risk management practice as VP.