The Australian Hedge Funds Sector and Systemic Risk (Australian Securities and Investments Commission)

September 2013

KEYWORDS: hedge funds, Australia, Australian Securities and Investments Commission, systemic risk, Liquidity, leverage, Fund of Funds, hedge fund investor, superannuation fund, Institutional Investors, counterparty risk, Hedge Fund Performance

Authors:

Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Organizations:
  • Australian Securities and Investments Commission

Summary:
The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of the Australian hedge funds sector and to review the results of our 2012 hedge funds survey, which looked at whether hedge funds pose a systemic risk to the Australian economy.

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