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All About Hedge Funds, Fully Revised Second Edition, 2nd Edition by Ezra Zask

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CHAPTER 14Hedge Fund Returns from the Investors’ Viewpoint

This chapter examines three important aspects of hedge fund performance that directly address the experience of hedge fund investors. First, we examine the dispersion of hedge fund returns around the average. Second, we examine the persistence of hedge fund returns. Both factors need to be taken into account by investors in selecting hedge funds. Finally, the book’s section on performance ends with an attempt to analyze hedge fund returns from an average hedge fund investor’s perspective.

DISPERSION OF HEDGE FUND RETURNS

The hedge fund indices that are most commonly used to illustrate hedge fund performance provide average returns for all the funds in a specific series designated by an ...

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