PET - Plain English Taxonomy

Name: HedgeFundAssetClassDimension
Label: Hedge Fund Asset Class Dimension
TREF ID: DM681
Type: Predefined
Description:
This dimension categorises the reported information by the hedge fund asset class type. A hedge fund represents a collective investment that displays a combination of the following characteristics: (a) borrowing and leverage restrictions, which are typically included in collective-investment-schemes-related regulation, are not applied, may use high levels of leverage; (b) significant performance fees (often in the form of a percentage of profits) are paid to the manager in addition to an annual management fee; (c) investors are typically permitted to redeem their interests periodically (e.g. quarterly, semi-annually or annually); (d) significant 'own' funds are often invested by the managers; (e) derivatives are used, often for speculative purposes, and there is an ability to short sell securities; and (f) more diverse risks or complex underlying products are involved.
Usage:

Dimension Members
Name Label TREF ID Description
Cash Cash DV4398
The information reported relates to holdings in cash.
Commodities Commodities DV6953
The information reported relates to holdings in commodities. This represents natural resources that are either grown or extracted from the ground and are often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services.
ConvertibleBond Convertible Bond DV6958
The information reported is in relation to holdings in convertible bonds. This represents a fixed income security that the holder can convert into common shares in the issuing corporation or cash of equal value, at an agreed-upon price.
Currency Currency DV6955
The information reported is in relation to holdings in currency. This represents a generally accepted form of money, including coins and paper notes, which is issued by a government and circulated within an economy.
Equities Equities DV4400
The information reported relates to holdings in equities.
FixedInterest Fixed Interest DV4399
The information reported relates to holdings in fixed interest assets.
Infrastructure Infrastructure DV6960
The information reported relates to holdings in infrastructure. This represents the basic physical system of a country, state or region including transportation, communication, utilities and public institutions.
Insurance Insurance DV6956
The information reported is in relation to holdings in insurance. This represents a contract in which an individual or entity receives financial protection or reimbursement against losses as a result of a specified event from an insurer.
MultiAsset Multi Asset DV6957
The information reported relates to holdings in multi assets. This represents a combination of two or more asset types.
Other Other DV4514
The information reported relates to holdings in other assets. This is a balancing item in the list in which it is being used.
Property Property DV4401
The information reported relates to holdings in property.
RealAsset Real Asset DV6959
The information reported is in relation to holdings in real assets. This represents a physical or tangible asset that has value. Includes precious metals, property and oil.
SovereignRates Sovereign Rates DV6954
The information reported is in relation to holdings in sovereign rates. This represents a fixed income security issued by a national government.