Hedge Funds

Hedge funds creep into college curriculum


Martin Gross, founder of the fund of funds group Sandalwood Securities, is teaching students at Brandeis University the 'ins and outs' of the alternative investment business. Gross is an adjunct professor at the Brandeis University Graduate School of International Economics and Finance and is teaching a course called 'Hedge Fund Management'. The half-semester class covers the history and evolution of the hedge fund industry and explores topics ranging from regulation to pricing a portfolio. Gross should know his stuff - after all, Sandalwood acts as advisor to hedge fund allocations weighing in at roughly $1 billion, according to