Matrix Group in London seems to be good at sourcing capital.
Since it was founded in 1987, the privately owned financial
company has raised $11 billion for client-related investment
projects, including film financing, shipping and creative hedge
fund structures. Matrix runs more than $4 billion of client
money in cash and alternative investments.
Now, as part of an expansion drive that includes a move to
larger London premises and new offices in Dubai, Matrix has set
its sights on growing its hedge fund platform.
What Matrix has to offer is not the classic seeding model
with capital committed up front in exchange for fee sharing or
an equity stake for the duration of the deal. Instead, the
company offers a complete support and marketing service that
allows hedge fund managers to get on with the business of
running their portfolios. "If they want to concentrate...