A new holiday fad for fund managers of all ages and denominations! LP On A Shelf (or ELP on a Shelf, as I call him) knows when you’ve been spending too much time at conferences, when you’re creating pitch books that are too long, or when you’re not hiring critical personnel (or skill sets) and will tell Santa not to offer you an allocation in the New Year... Read more »
Have you been thinking about joining Twitter to expand your investor and investment professional network? Have you been lamenting your lack of Financial Twitter (“FinTwit”) savvy? Are you hoping to take a break from reading incendiary political Tweets to actually put Twitter to use for brand building and marketing purposes?
Well, here’s your chance to learn all you need to know to get started and make the most of Twitter. Take my tour of the FinTwit campus and come on in…the water’s fine... Read more »
In the business of money management, influencing others is a skill that rivals investment expertise. If one can’t earn someone’s trust, and money, then one can’t run a true investment management business, no matter how talented a financial player one may be. To gain the support and gather assets of strangers, money managers must master the art of effective rhetoric... Read more »
What alternatives are available to non-EU Investment Managers (AIFMs) wishing to raise capital from European investors for their non-EU Funds? This presentation outlines the various routes to market from so-called ‘reverse solicitation’ to ‘passporting’ under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (AIFMD)... Read more »
The only thing harder than running a successful alternatives fund is launching it. Getting noticed in the crowded and naturally skeptical alternatives market can be a Herculean feat without a plan of implementation. It goes without saying that having a great investment strategy, financial backing, and well-crafted infrastructure are all critical components of a successful fund launch. Here are a few additional pointers on how to capitalize on these elements by cribbing from another cutthroat process: that of a successful book tour... Read more »