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How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund: A Professional's Guide



How to Create and Manage a Hedge Fund: A Professional's Guide

Stuart A. McCrary

ISBN: 978-0-471-35310-2 October 2002 384 Pages


  • Includes trading examples that illustrate points about risk management and leverage.
  • Presents all the practical knowledge necessary to run a leveraged investment company.
  • Non-technical explanations brings an element of transparency to a part of the investment world often thought of as difficult to understand.


CHAPTER 1: Introduction to Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 2: Building a Valuable Business.

CHAPTER 3: Types of Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 4: Types of Hedge Fund Investors.

CHAPTER 5: Hedge Fund Investment Techniques.

CHAPTER 6: Hedge Fund Business Models.

CHAPTER 7: Creating Leverage.

CHAPTER 8: Hedge Fund Business Plans.

CHAPTER 9: Performance Measurement for Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 10: Legislation and Regulations Affecting Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 11: Accounting for Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 12: Tax Reporting for Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 13: Risk Management for Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 14: Marketing Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 15: Derivatives and Hedge Funds.

CHAPTER 16: Lessons Learned from the Hedge Fund Industry.