Hedge funds: investment strategy and regulation
|Author:||Bc. Michal Ducháček|
|Year:||2012 - summer|
|Leaders:|| prof. Ing. Oldřich Dědek CSc.
|Work type:|| Bachelors
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|Abstract:||Even though hedge funds account for a small portion of global investment funds, they
have achieved a strong position in investment options for institutional investors in last
two decades. Due to recent financial crisis and a fear of possible risks connected with
hedge funds, regulators start to focus more on regulation of this industry.
This thesis focus mainly on investment strategies of hedge funds and on regulatory
efforts in the USA. Before the work describes this, it is necessary to define and specify
them. Then some of common used investment strategies are introduced in order to better
describe the unique role of hedge funds to reader. In the end, after funds are specified,
the thesis can describe regulatory efforts and evaluate them.