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 »

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 »

The Investor Champagne Roundtable Series is how hedge fund managers will get eight sit down meetings with qualified investors in one afternoon.  It is also a chance for select investors to meet many hedge funds at one time.  Watch our trailer below. – - Investors present at our first event were: UBS Hedge Funds Groups,… Read more »

This morning I received a press release from IQ Financial Marketing notifying me of the availability of a free  guide offering 10 tips on hedge fund marketing. As we offer our own marketing tips each month so I was naturally curious.   According to the release, “IQ’s principals, Nancy J. Dennis and Michael H. Greenstein,… 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 »