Hedge funds Target HNW/Family Offices Mar11

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From: Hedge funds to chase the wealthy. Wealth Bulletin Stephanie Baum   Insightful article on two important hedge fund investor constituencies.   I will attempt to summarize: 1. HNW and family offices were some of the first investors in hedge funds   2. HFs started to target larger pockets of money from FOFs, endowments, foundations… Read more »

What happens when 30% of 50% goes away? Mar11

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While hard data on the hedge fund industry is hard to come by, it is commonly understood that 50% of single manager money comes from FOFs. According to Hedgeworld, 30% of that 50% is gone, with significant implications for raising new capital. To name a few: – consolidating positions – knock-on redemptions – legitimate concern… Read more »

Goldman Postpones Hedge Fund Conference Feb4

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On second thought, a Florida hedge fund conference sponsored by TARP recipients would appear somewhat unseemly in this loaded political climate. _______ Goldman Hedge Confab Bumped Back Bleak economic reality has prompted Goldman Sachs to postpone its annual hedge fund conference and move it from Miami to New York.  Spokesman Ed Kennedy said the conference,… Read more »