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Möglichkeiten der Strukturierung von Hedgefondsportfolios

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  • Heidorn, Thomas
  • Hoppe, Christian
  • Kaiser, Dieter G.

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The year 2000 started the evolution of the German market for Structured Products with incorporated Hedge Fund exposures. This paper provides an extensive commentary on this fast growing segment. Our analysis suggests that the market for existing products is affected by significant heterogeneity. This heterogeneity relates to amongst others the underlying product and cost structure, the performance and the investment style. The diversity and flexibility that enables the investor to acquire a tailor-made and portfolio-optimized asset allocation, has proven to remain attractive, despite the events of recent years. A new investment act ('Investmentmodernisierungsgesetz') was implemented in Germany in 2004. This means that direct investments in (Fund of) Hedge Funds now compete against Structured Products. However our analysis concludes that these product groups coexist. One reason is the innovation power of financial engineers who continuously create new structured products with specific features.

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  • Heidorn, Thomas & Hoppe, Christian & Kaiser, Dieter G., 2005. "Möglichkeiten der Strukturierung von Hedgefondsportfolios," Frankfurt School - Working Paper Series 68, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
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    1. Heidorn, Thomas & Siragusano, Tindaro, 2004. "Die Anwendbarkeit der Behavioral Finance im Devisenmarkt," Frankfurt School - Working Paper Series 52, Frankfurt School of Finance and Management.
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    Keywords

    Hedgefonds; Structured Products; Index Certificates; Constant Proportion Portfolio Insurance; Indizes;
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    JEL classification:

    • G11 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - Portfolio Choice; Investment Decisions
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets
    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
    • K34 - Law and Economics - - Other Substantive Areas of Law - - - Tax Law

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