publication . Bachelor thesis . 2011

Risk management in Swedish hedge funds

Fri, Samuel; Nilsson, Joakim;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Högskolan i Jönköping, Internationella Handelshögskolan
  • Country: Sweden
Background: Risk management has always been a complex topic, especially when it comes to hedge funds. Since hedge funds are able to utilize many kinds of financial instruments it is difficult to find a risk management strategy that goes well with them. Not much research regarding the Swedish hedge fund industry and its risk management has been done; hence we find it an interesting topic to focus this thesis on. Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to increase the knowledge of how Swedish hedge fund managers perceive and manage different types of risk and how they construct their portfolios with regards to risk management. We also want to investigate how risk m...
free text keywords: Risk management, hedge funds, risk measurements, Business studies, Företagsekonomi
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