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The responsibility of a Hedge fund manager is to run all or part of a hedge fund, with the goal of maximizing return. A hedge fund manager is primarily involved in taking decision on a wide range of …

The responsibility of a Hedge fund manager is to run all or part of a hedge fund, with the goal of maximizing return. A hedge fund manager is primarily involved in taking decision on a wide range of financial assets - from corporate bonds to stocks to currencies. Hedge fund as a career is considered one of the most desirable paths in the finance field and is one of the most exhilarating careers for a professional.

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  • 1. Certified Hedge Fund Manager VS-1039
  • 2. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in CertifiedCertifiedCertifiedCertified Hedge Fund ManagerHedge Fund ManagerHedge Fund ManagerHedge Fund Manager Certification CodeCertification CodeCertification CodeCertification Code VS-1039 The responsibility of a Hedge fund manager is to run all or part of a hedge fund, with the goal of maximizing return. A hedge fund manager is primarily involved in taking decision on a wide range of financial assets - from corporate bonds to stocks to currencies. Hedge fund as a career is considered one of the most desirable paths in the finance field and is one of the most exhilarating careers. Why should one take this ceWhy should one take this ceWhy should one take this ceWhy should one take this certification?rtification?rtification?rtification? Vskills Certification in Hedge Funds is for those candidates looking for opportunities in this field. Vskills certification significantly improves the chances of getting the desired role and is an additional knowledge for the candidate. This certification can be taken by candidates looking for new job opportunities or promotion or simply to assess their skills. The Certification helps in developing strong domain knowledge, focuses on details, inculcates deep investing and finance knowledge and helps develop requisite quantitative and legal skills. Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification?Who will benefit from taking this certification? Vskills Certification in hedge funds is for candidates who are well-prepared and enthusiastic about entering the field and candidates who wish to improve their skill set and make their CV stronger. The Certification also assists the existing employees looking for a better role and proves their employers the value of their skills. Test Details:Test Details:Test Details:Test Details: • Duration:Duration:Duration:Duration: 60 minutes • No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions:No. of questions: 50 • Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks:Maximum marks: 50, Passing marks: 25 (50%); There is no negative marking in this module. Fee Structure:Fee Structure:Fee Structure:Fee Structure: Rs. 4,000/- (Includes all taxes)
  • 3. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in Companies that hireCompanies that hireCompanies that hireCompanies that hire VskillsVskillsVskillsVskills Certified Hedge Fund ManagerCertified Hedge Fund ManagerCertified Hedge Fund ManagerCertified Hedge Fund Manager Vskills Certified Commercial Banker finds employment in big or small hedge fund companies as a junior trader, strategist, analyst, risk manager and in various other administrative roles. Companies contact us on a regular basis, and we forward them a list of our certified candidates, and the candidates are highly in demand. This is a classic area in which to pursue a self directed job search as well.
  • 4. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in Table of Content 1.1.1.1. Introduction to Hedge FundIntroduction to Hedge FundIntroduction to Hedge FundIntroduction to Hedge Fund 1.1 Equity Funds 1.2 Arbitrage Funds 1.3 Directional Funds 1.4 Event-Driven Approach 2.2.2.2. Player and ParticipantsPlayer and ParticipantsPlayer and ParticipantsPlayer and Participants 2.1 Description about Players in the Market 3.3.3.3. FFFFundsundsundsunds----ofofofof----FundsFundsFundsFunds 3.1 Outlook 3.2 Structured Products 3.3 Multi-Strategy Vs Funds-of-Funds 4.4.4.4. Regulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge Funds 4.1 Supervision Approach 4.2 Structure of Hedge Funds 4.3 Primary Brokers 4.4 Risk Management 5.5.5.5. Pros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge Funds 5.1 Role of Hedge Funds 5.2 Investor Return 5.3 Bell Curve of Returns 6.6.6.6. Future of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge Funds 6.1 Consolidation 6.2 130-130 Funds 6.3 Permanent/Fixed Capital 6.4 Fees and Cloning 6.5 Strategies for Future 6.6 Growth opportunities
  • 5. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in Course OutlineCourse OutlineCourse OutlineCourse Outline 1.1.1.1. IntroductionIntroductionIntroductionIntroduction to Hedge Fundto Hedge Fundto Hedge Fundto Hedge Fund Explains the concept of equity long-short fund strategy Explains the technique ‘Market Neutral’ – one of the purest form of hedge fund investment relying entirely on managerial skills Illustrate the problems faced by short-sellers Explains the concept of arbitrage funds with an aim to exploit the anomalies in the mispricing of two or more securities Describes the types of arbitrage funds – convertible arbitrage, statistical arbitrage and fixed income arbitrage Explains the concept of directional funds managed by global macro managers and futures or commodity trading advisers Explains the Event-Driven approach using distressed debt, merger arbitrage, activist funds and multi-strategy funds 2.2.2.2. Player and ParticipantsPlayer and ParticipantsPlayer and ParticipantsPlayer and Participants Illustrated different players in the capital market 3.3.3.3. FundsFundsFundsFunds----ofofofof----FundsFundsFundsFunds Explains the concept of fund-of-fund manager and the factors influencing thereby such as time & expertise to analyse a range of funds and the comfort blanket a fund- of-fund manager provides. Illustrates the process of how funds pick managers Explains the process of safe hedge fund investment in structured products and their drawbacks Explains the services offered by Multi-Strategy funds against Funds-of-Funds 4.4.4.4. Regulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge FundsRegulations of Hedge Funds Explains the different approaches to supervision of industry in different countries Describes the tax and regulation structure that hedge funds adopt to get around the rules Explains the key intermediaries and people that act as eyes and ears of the hedge funds industry also called Primary Brokers Explain the process of managing different types risks arising in hedge funds – Market Risk, Liquidity Risk, Counterparty Risk and Operational Risk
  • 6. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in 5555.... Pros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge FundsPros and Cons of Hedge Funds Explains the role of hedge funds in society Explains the hedge funds and recognizing risk involved to generate returns Explains the return that investor yield aligned with the interest of manager and investor Explains the Bell Curve of Returns 6.6.6.6. Future of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge FundsFuture of Hedge Funds Explain the process of consolidation of industry and the power associated with the fund managers Explains 130-130 funds used by managers to produce strategies to produce half way house between two hedge funds Describes the process of acquiring Permanent/Fixed capital – By floating the fund management company itself or by floating specific funds on stock exchange Explains the concept of cloning and the returns generated from highly liquid market such that the cost of trading is low Describes the strategies for future and growth opportunities
  • 7. Certified Hedge Fund Manager www.vskills.in Sample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample QuestionsSample Questions 1.1.1.1. A fund that buys stake in a company and tries to get itA fund that buys stake in a company and tries to get itA fund that buys stake in a company and tries to get itA fund that buys stake in a company and tries to get it to change policy and/orto change policy and/orto change policy and/orto change policy and/or management is called _________.management is called _________.management is called _________.management is called _________. A. Activist Fund B. Active Fund C. Aggregate Fund D. Stake Fund 2. The investment return attributable to a manager’s skill, as opposed to the general2. The investment return attributable to a manager’s skill, as opposed to the general2. The investment return attributable to a manager’s skill, as opposed to the general2. The investment return attributable to a manager’s skill, as opposed to the general movement of the market is called _____________movement of the market is called _____________movement of the market is called _____________movement of the market is called ______________._._._. A. Alpha B. Beta C. Gamma D. Delta 3.3.3.3. The investment return attributable to the movement of a market is calledThe investment return attributable to the movement of a market is calledThe investment return attributable to the movement of a market is calledThe investment return attributable to the movement of a market is called _____________________________._____._____._____. A. Alpha B. Beta C. Gamma D. Delta 4. ____________________ is a technique for hedging a position which depends on4. ____________________ is a technique for hedging a position which depends on4. ____________________ is a technique for hedging a position which depends on4. ____________________ is a technique for hedging a position which depends on the sensitithe sensitithe sensitithe sensitivity of the hedge (such as an option) to the value of the underlying asset.vity of the hedge (such as an option) to the value of the underlying asset.vity of the hedge (such as an option) to the value of the underlying asset.vity of the hedge (such as an option) to the value of the underlying asset. A. Alpha Hedging B. Beta Hedging C. Gamma Hedging D. Delta Hedging 5.5.5.5. A strategy that aims to exploit inefficiencies in the bond markets is known asA strategy that aims to exploit inefficiencies in the bond markets is known asA strategy that aims to exploit inefficiencies in the bond markets is known asA strategy that aims to exploit inefficiencies in the bond markets is known as ________________________________________________________________ A. Delta Hedging B. Cross Selling C. Fixed Income Arbitrage D. Convertible Arbitrage Answers: 1 (A), 2 (A), 3 (B), 4 (D), 5 (C)