HEDGE FUND ESSENTIALS

What You Need to Know.


Greenwich Alternative Investments has been collecting and analyzing hedge fund data going back almost two decades. Key hedge fund investment characterisitcs and industry trends are presented here in an effort to promote better understanding of this alternative asset class.

History of Hedge Funds

Hedge Fund Strategy Definitions

Hedge Fund Strategy Returns

Hedge Fund Historical Performance by Strategy

Diversification Benefits of Investing in Hedge Funds

Introduction to Correlation, Alpha & Beta

Downside Protection Provided by Hedge Funds

Measures of Risk

Performance Measures

Hedge Fund Universe Growth and Composition Over the Years

Key Investing Considerations