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

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Ethan Namvar

University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business; Columbia Business School

Date Written: July 12, 2011

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Namvar, Ethan, Chapter 2: The Environment of Alternative Investments (July 12, 2011). CAIA Level I: An Introduction to Core Topics in Alternative Investments, M. Anson, ed., Wiley Finance, April 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2162022

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