Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Business School

Nanyang Business School - Undergraduate Programmes

Course Description

BF3207 Alternative Investments

Acad Unit: 4
Pre-requisite: BF2201

Course Description:

Alternative investments include a wide variety of assets which include hedge funds, private equity, real estate, and commodities. We will start with a review of relevant subjects, such as statistics and portfolio theory. Afterwards, we will go over the various asset classes, focusing on hedge funds, private equity, and real estate. We will consider investment strategies, management structure, and performance measurement. If time permits, we will also discuss more unconventional assets.