Understanding Investor Due Diligence Jan13

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Guest white paper by Patrick J. McCurdy of Merlin Securities — The investor due diligence process has evolved with the growth of the hedge fund industry. What was once a short and rather perfunctory process has grown into one which today is highly quantitative and detailed. While there is no one-size-fits-all formula for investors, one… Read more »

The Spectrum of Hedge Fund Investors And A Roadmap To Effective Marketing Sep17

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Industry experts and guest contributors Ron Suber, John Quartararo and Patrick McCurdy – all from Merlin Securities – discuss the many types of hedge fund investors, from individuals to the largest institutions. Importantly, they also discuss which types of funds should target which investors, and when. Running a hedge fund has never been harder. Established… Read more »

Big 12 Best Practices Plus 4 Quant & 3 Qual Minimums May28

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Guest Post: Industry expert and guest contributor Ron Suber discusses the Big 12 Hedge Fund Best practices and the Four Quantitative and Three Qualitative  Minimums for Hedge Funds. Big 12 Hedge Fund Best Practices 1)   Written compliance and employee trading policies with periodic attestation 2)   Multiple levels of authority on cash movements with a minimum… Read more »

Post-Crisis: Hedge Funds, Custodial Risk and Prime Brokers Mar18

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Guest Post: Industry experts and guest contributors Ron Suber and Aaron Vermut discuss where the prime brokerage industry has been, where it is now, and more importantly, where it is going in the future. Also published on FINalternatives (http://www.finalternatives.com) Prior to the most recent financial crisis, money managers had an awareness of counterparty and custodial… Read more »