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3 rd Lecture Questions – NBA 5450 1. Why do hedge funds set up onshore and offshore funds? 2. What is a master feeder fund used for? 3. What is the governing body of a hedge fund? 4. Where do hedge funds get their leverage? 5. Who does the valuations for hedge funds? 6. What differentiates a 3(c)1 and a 3(c)7 fund? 7. What’s the difference between an accredited investor and a qualified person? 8. What is the most common registration form of a hedge fund? 9. What % of hedge funds are now registered? 10. Name two constraints a registered hedge fund must be wary of? 11. Which is growing faster; onshore or offshore hedge funds? 12. What is the most common domicile of offshore funds? Why? 13. What are the 4 biggest concerns of hedge fund COOs?
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Unformatted text preview: 14. Why should hedge funds worry about their prime brokers? 15. Which 3 prime brokers dominate the industry? Which 2 dominate the global market? 16. Explain the changing landscape for prime broker services? Why is it fraught with hazard? 17. Why dont US hedge funds use administrators more? 18. What is the first level of risk management review of a hedge fund? 19. What is the difference between a Sharpe Ratio and Sortino Ratio? 20. Why is the correlation of a fund to the S&P 500 important? 21. What is the average hedge fund correlation to the S&P 500? 22. Why are VaR analytics so useful in hedge fund risk management? 23. What does stress testing do to add to VaR analytics?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2010 for the course NBA 5450 taught by Professor Richardmarin during the Fall '09 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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