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Benchmarking Hedge Funds

Speaker: Christopher Guthrie, CEO Hillsdale Investment Management

Date: May 1, 2002

Venue: Toronto ON

Synopsis: Benchmarking hedge funds

Benchmarking continues to be a difficult issue for institutional investors considering investing in hedge funds. What is the correct benchmark? Is there such a thing or should the criteria for success be reducing overall volatility of the portfolio? This discussion outlines the latest issues in benchmarking hedge funds, including:

What benchmarks are appropriate for benchmarking hedge fund managers? Existing hedge fund indicies: TAS EACM, HFR-do they work, are they valuable?

- Setting the right benchmark for a given manager – Long-short strategies – Absolute return strategies – Ability to reduce risks – Developing your own benchmark

Sponsor: Federated Press