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Title: Essays in hedge fund governance
Author: Wong, Chong Wei Runrun
ISNI:       0000 0004 7961 9980
Awarding Body: University of Cambridge
Current Institution: University of Cambridge
Date of Award: 2019
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This dissertation comprises of three essays and that seeks to contribute new evidence and address critical gaps in hedge fund governance literature. The first paper address a critical gap in prior literature of hedge fund board of directors, an emerging topic of importance in hedge fund governance literature. We study investor reaction to removal of independent and jumbo directors in hedge fund board of directors. The second paper investigates the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act (DFA) on the investor fund flow of US-based medium-sized hedge fund advisers (MSA). The third paper study seeks to contribute to several critical gap in the SDI literature, and contribute new evidence regarding the correlation risk-adjusted performance of funds with high strategy distinctiveness indexes (SDIs).
Supervisor: Chambers, David Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Hedge Fund Governance ; Hedge Fund ; Board of Directors