I thank the handful of anonymous referees during the selection process. In addition, I also thank J. Scott Bentley, Ph.D., executive finance editor at Elsevier, for his helpful suggestions to ameliorate this book, Kathleen Paoni, editorial project manager as well as Heather Tighe, associate project manager at Elsevier. I also thank Sol Waksman, president at Barclay Hedge, for supplying hedge fund data for Chapter 29
. In addition, we thank PerTrac for the use of PerTrac Analytics which enabled critical parts of our analysis in Chapter 29
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