UG Seminar

Finance Talk by Prof. Francois-Serge Lhabitant on hedge fund

Francois-Serge Lhabitant is the CEO and CIO of Kedge Capital, where he oversees more than US$6 billion of capital (mostly proprietary) invested in financial markets. His fund received several awards, including the “Best Manager of the Decade” by Banco Swiss Hedge Funds Awards in 2016, and the “Best Specialist Fund” by Hedge Funds Review in 2017. On the academic side, Francois-Serge is a Professor of Finance at the EDHEC Business School (France) and a visiting professor at HKUST. Francois holds an engineering degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, a B.Sc. in Economics, a M.Sc. in Banking and Finance, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Lausanne, and a LL.M. in Tax Law from the University of Geneva. He is the author of several books and articles in the areas of risk management, asset management, alternative investments (hedge funds, commodities), tax law and emerging markets.

In this finance talk, Prof. Lhabitant will share with the audiences the following topics:

• A quick overview of the hedge fund industry
• Generating alpha, beta, or just charging fees
• Common mistakes from hedge fund investors
• How do I get a job at a hedge fund?

For details, please refer to the poster (Click HERE)


Speaker :
Prof. Francois-Serge Lhabitant, CEO and CIO of Kedge Capital
Venue :
Case Room G001, LSK Building, LSK
Date :
Time :
6:30pm - 7:30pm