Risk Management for Hedge Funds

This reading is a part of the syllabus for FRM Part 2 Exam in the section ‘Risk Management and Investment Management’.

Despite the rapid growth in hedge-fund assets over the past decade, the industry is poised for even more growth as individual and institutional investors become more attuned to its risks and rewards. However, an important catalyst in this next phase of growth will be risk transparency and more sophisticated risk management protocols for addressing the issues raised in this article.

A better understanding of the risks that hedge fund investments pose for institutional investors is not just an unavoidable aspect of fiduciary responsibility, but also represents significant business opportunities in this growing industry.

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