Chapter 2: The Environment of Alternative Investments
CAIA Level I: An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative Investments, M. Anson, ed., Wiley Finance, April 2012
Posted: 15 Oct 2012
Date Written: July 12, 2011
This chapter provides a foundation regarding the environment of alternative investing — or the participants, regulators, taxation and financial markets. The focus is on understanding the purposes and functions of these components to gain an understanding of why the investing environment is structured the way it is, and how the different components interact.
Keywords: Alternative Investments, Hedge Funds
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