Book : Hedge Fund Leadership: How To Inspire Peak Performance from Traders and Money Managers
Hedge Fund Leadership skillfully explains how to assemble, motivate, and manage a group of traders within a fund and sheds much-needed light on the importance of aligning traders with the overall vision and goals of a hedge fund. Author Ari Kiev shares his perspectives on various leadership themes and discusses how a delicate balance between empowerment and control must be struck in order to enhance the performance of today?s hedge fund.
From the Inside Flap
In recent years, as hedge fund have quickly grown in size and scope, it has become even more important to understand the proper management practices associated with these investment vehicles. And while an increasingly large number of progressive hedge funds are attempting to incorporate teamwork and cooperation into their business plans, this situation has led to new leadership challenges that must be addressed in order to achieve success.
That’s why author Ari Kiev has created Hedge Fund Leadership. This book-his sixth combing the complex aspects of trading and psychology-focuses on the issue of leadership in hedge funds and how great leaders can organize themselves and their associates to form a highly functioning fund that is great than the sum of its parts.
Written with the financial professional in mind, this valuable resource skillfully explains how to assemble, motivate, and manage a group of traders within a fund and sheds much-needed light on the importance of aligning trades with the overall vision and goals of a hedge fund. throughout the book, Kiev shares his perspectives on various leadership themes-which he’s explored with the help of numerous hedge fund managers over the last several years-and discusses how a delicate balance between empowerment and control must be struck in order to enhance the performance of today’s hedge fund.
Along the way, Kiev answers may essential questions, including:
- What is the value of a vision?
- How do you empower your team to get the job done?
From the Back Cover
“Ari explores the challenges of business-building in the hedge fund industry and presents insightful dialogues on leadership effectiveness with some of the field’s foremost managers. this is a must-read for both new and existing managers who are looking to move their business from good to great. I wish this book was published seven years ago when I formed Glenview Capital Management.” – Larry Robbins, Chief Executive Office, Glenview Capital Management
“Here, as in other books, Ari shares his unique and extremely helpful insights and strategies to advance the portfolio manager from stock-picker to DEO, leader, and business builder. This book will be of great interest and value to those aspiring to manage a large hedge fund as well as to those already succeeding at that endeavor.” – Wayne Holman, founder and CEO, Ridgeback Capital Management LLC
“There is no more pressing issue for today’s hedge fund manages than designing an institutionalized paradigm for achieving sustainable, profitable growth. Kiev, combining his unique perspective and insights as a senior advisor to the CEO of one the world’s elite investment firms, offers innovative thinking on how strong leadership can help a company grow successfully and create terminal value’ in one of the most competitive business arenas in the world.” – Ciaran O’Kelly, Cohead of Global Equities, Bank of America
“Kiev’s Hedge Fund Leadership is a timely exploration of the managerial challenges facing today’s hedge fund leaders. Powerful, dynamic issues such as creating a vision, recruiting, empowerment, and incentive structure are masterfully related by Kiev to the hedge fund business model in this groundbreaking work.” – Matthew S. Grossman, Founder, Plural Investments, LLC
“Ari Kiev understands (completely) what it takes to build a truly outstanding, robust, and enduring hedge fund business. In this book, he pulls no punches; he challenges the readers to be ruthlessly honest with themselves and then uses this information to explain how to succeed in such a demanding business. A must-read for those searching for ways to build and scale their businesses (from a Master Coach).” – Quintin Price, CIO, EMEA Pacific Equities, BlackRock