"An excellent and comprehensive source of information on hedgefunds! From a quantitative view Lhabitant has done it once again bymeticulously looking at the important topics in the hedge fundindustry. This book has a tremendous wealth of information and is avaluable addition to the hedge fund literature. In addition, itwill benefit institutional investors, high net worth individuals,academics and anyone interested in learning more about thisfascinating and often mysterious world of privately managed money.Written by one of the most respected practitioners and academics inthe area of hedge funds." -Greg N. Gregoriou, Professor offinance and research coordinator in the School of Business andEconomics at Plattsburgh State University of New York.
"This is a landmark book on quantitative approaches to hedgefunds. All those with a stake in building hedge fund portfolioswill highly profit from this exhaustive guide. A must read for allthose involved in hedge fund investing." -Pascal Botteron,Ph.D., Head of Hedge Fund Product Development, Pictet AssetManagement
"François-Serge Lhabitant's second book will prove to bea bestseller too - just like Hedge Funds: Myths and Limits. Heactually manages to make quantitative analysis 'approachable'- evenfor those less gifted with numbers. This book, like itspredecessor, includes an unprecedented mix of common sense andsophisticated technique. A fantastic guide to the 'nuts and bolts'of hedge fund analysis and a 'must' for every seriousinvestor." -Barbara Rupf Bee, Head of Alternative FundInvestment Group, HSBC Private Bank, Switzerland
"An excellent book, providing deep insights into the complexquantitative analysis of hedge funds in the most lucid andintuitive manner. A must-have supplement to Lhabitant's first bookdealing with the mystical and fascinating world of hedge funds.Highly recommended!" -Vikas Agarwal, Assistant Professor ofFinance, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia StateUniversity
"Lhabitant has done it again! Whereas most books on hedgefunds are nothing more than glorified marketing brochures,Lhabitant's new book tells it how it is in reality. Accessible andunderstandable but at the same time thorough and critical."-Harry M. Kat, Ph.D., Professor of Risk Management and DirectorAlternative Investment Research Centre, Cass Business School, CityUniversity
"Lhabitant's latest work on hedge funds yet again delivers onsome ambitious promises. Successfully bridging theory and practicein a highly accessible manner, those searching for a thorough yetunintimidating introduction to the quantitative methods of hedgefund analysis will not be disappointed." -Christopher L.Culp, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Finance, Graduate School ofBusiness, The University of Chicago and Principal, Chicago PartnersLLC