Useful insights from the Hedge Fund Business Operations Association Conference held in New York last week. Operational due diligence representatives from a major investment bank platform, seeder, pension fund board member and family office shared their due diligence dealbreakers.
A couple recent examples of what not to do on the hedge fund marketing front.
The second All About Alpha piece was picked up by Institutional Investor. See coverage below. Greg Dowling: Educating the Alternative Manager .
Whether by choice or by the lack thereof, hedge fund managers are attending events to market their funds directly. They are getting in the game and focusing on this core business function only to find it more competitive then ever.
How Pension Placement Agent Exploited Political Ties (Update1) – Bloomberg.com. May 18, 2009 Kudos to Bloomberg to an excellent review of where we are with the placement agent model and the use of the politically connected to make introductions. – Apparently the well-connected politically – democrats mostly – have spent their time in… Read more »