As if everyone’s database wasn’t already in tatters. Today comes news of the expected consolidation wave that will roll-up the Swiss FOF industry. In an article in Hedgeworld/Reuters, Martin de Sa’Pinto commented that the “you can get there from here” nature of the compensation structure will compell FOFs into one another’s arms. … Read more »
Highlights from this year’s DB alternative investment survey.
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 »
From 2/11/09 HF Alert: Expect more of this. If you are a hedge fund that expected to raise capital exclusively through your prime broker. Time to consider plan b. Merrill Lynch is the latest prime broker to cancel or scale back a hedge fund conference. Merrill, now part of Bank of America, told clients… Read more »
I attended the Private Banking Latin America conference in Miami last week. The most informative panel I had the opportunity to listen to was a panel of fund of funds who spoke about what they are looking for in terms of Hedge Fund Managers they are currently looking to invest with. The panel consisted… Read more »