(Not So) Fast Times at Hedge Fund High Nov17

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Those of you that have heard me speak on more than one occasion have probably heard me utter the phrase “Investing in emerging managers is like sex in high school. Lots of talk, very little action.” In full disclosure, Jim Dunn of Verger was the first to utter those words, but they are so apropos

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Founding Funders? Oct27

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  Founders’ shares generally reduce management fees by up to 50 basis points, while incentive fees may be reduced by up to 5 percent. Founders’ shares are generally offered for a limited time for only early mover investors and are discontinued when a specific asset level or time threshold is passed. Founders’ Shares, and their

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Are You The Next Blackstone? Don’t Count On It. Oct20

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During an unbelievable number of meetings with investors and managers, I hear the same two refrains: “We’re looking for the next Blackstone.” Or “We think we’re the next Blackstone.” It’s enough to make you wonder if such success is commonplace or if we’re all overreaching just a teeny bit. Well, I’ve shaken my Magic Eight

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Invitation to Fund Managers to Claim their Morningstar Powered Account Apr20

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We have recently integrated Hedge Connection with the Morningstar hedge fund database, bringing thousands of additional funds to the platform. This new relationship brings a host of benefits to fund managers, starting with the increased exposure to our own qualified investor base.  Hedge Connection is also offering marketing packages where Morningstar ratings and rankings can

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The Business of Running a Hedge Fund Mar15

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Industry experts and guest contributors Aaron Vermut, Ron Suber and Patrick McCurdy – all from Merlin Securities – discuss the hedge fund business model and best practices for funds to get to the “green zone,” where fixed revenues exceed fixed expenses. 2010 was a transformative year for the hedge fund industry and served as a

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