Alternative Investments: A Primer for Investment Professionals


Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Alternative Investing
  2. The Ecology of Alternative Investments
  3. Introduction to Hedge Funds
  4. Hedge Fund Strategies
  5. Accessing Multiple Hedge Fund Strategies
  6. Introduction to Real Assets
  7. Real Assets: Commodities
  8. Private Real Estate and Illiquidity
  9. Private Equity
  10. Financial Derivatives
  11. Structured Products: Collateralized Debt Obligations
  12. Tail Risk
  13. Investment Process, Operations, and Due Diligence
  14. Measurement and Management of Returns and Risk
  15. Benchmarking, Return Expectations, and Performance Attribution
  16. Portfolio Construction and Management
  17. The Case for Investing in Alternatives

Alternative Investments: A Primer for Investment Professionals, CFA Institute

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