IMAC Lecture - Alternative Investments

Steven Novakovic  |  CAIA Association

About this Lecture

This lecture instructs IMAC candidates on the characteristics and use of alternative assets in multi-asset portfolios including:

  • the types, categories and diversification benefits of alternative investments;
  • stages of private equity investment, funding needs, expected returns, and ownership dilution;
  • growth equity, buyout strategies, and leveraged buyout models;
  • types of hedge fund strategies, their performance, and comparison with public stocks;
  • short selling, its purpose, and different types of shorting strategies;
  • long-short equity strategies and event-driven strategies;
  • macr...

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