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 Alternative Investments: Instruments, Performance, Benchmarks and Strategies (F2055) QR Code

Alternative Investments: Instruments, Performance, Benchmarks and Strategies


PART I Introduction 1

  • Alternative Investments: An Overview
  • The Role of Alternative Investments in Strategic Asset Allocation
  • Trends in Alternative Investments
  • Alternative Investments and Due Diligence

PART II Real Estate

  • REITs and the Private Real Estate Market
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Mortgaged-Backed Securities
  • Mezzanine Debt and Preferred Equity in Real Estate
  • Real Estate Appraisal and Valuation
  • Performance of Real Estate Portfolios

PART III Private Equity

  • Venture Capital
  • Mezzanine Capital
  • Buyout Funds
  • Distressed Debt Investing
  • Performance of Private Equity
  • Private Equity: Risk and Return Profile

PART IV Commodities and Managed Futures

  • Investing in Commodities
  • Performance of Commodities
  • Commodity Futures and Strategic Asset Allocation
  • Managed Futures:Markets, Investment Characteristics, and Role in a Portfolio
  • An Overview of Managed Futures’ Performance: 1983 to Post-2008 Credit Crisis

PART V Hedge Funds

  • Investing in Hedge Funds
  • Performance of Hedge Funds
  • Hedge Funds and Risk Management
  • Hedge Funds and the Financial Crisis
  • Hedge Funds: Replication and Nonlinearities
  • Fund-of-Funds: A Tale of Two Fees


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