Summary of Guide to Hedge Funds

Looking for the book?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 10 minutes.

Guide to Hedge Funds  book summary


8 Overall

8 Applicability

5 Innovation

9 Style


This brief handbook offers a concise, highly readable introduction to the controversial subject of hedge funds. Philip Coggan demystifies these complex, generally unregulated investment vehicles. He identifies the major hedge-fund investment styles, lists some of the most important hedge funds and explains how they work. He elucidates some of the darker corners of the hedge-fund world, providing one of the most comprehensible accounts yet written of its risks and regulatory challenges. getAbstract recommends this book to readers who have a basic acquaintance with the language and concepts of finance and investment, and who seek an unbiased, objective introduction to hedge funds.

About the Author

Philip Coggan writes the “Buttonwood” column for The Economist, where he is also capital-markets editor.


Unfortunately, our contract with the publisher of this book does not allow us to distribute the summary in your country. This is a rare occurrence. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please click below for another edition of the book or feel free to download any other title.

Click here for another edition of this book.

Comment on this summary

More on this topic

By the same author

Contained in Knowledge Pack:

  • Knowledge Pack
    Hedge Funds
    Hedge funds share high risk, high profits and high fees.

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category