Institutional requirements for hedge funds today

Wed Feb 23, 2011

Developments in fund structuring, domicile, investor terms, fees and operations

Aradhna Dayal: What are the new institutional requirements for your particular strategy, in terms of fund structuring, domicile, investor terms, fees and operations? We have various strategies represented here – for example, Senrigan runs an event-driven strategy, Turiya is a global equity long/short fund, PMA has a whole spectrum of strategies and CQS is more credit-focused.

Chris Nash: We are Caymans-domicled and investors are comfortable with that. On the operational side, it’s important to be more institutional and the bar is going to get higher and higher. Risk management is also important. Differentiation between independent risk management and the policing of it, away from intra-day risk management, and how that is done in the investment team is what investors are interested in. They want a separate valuation policy and an enforcement of that valuation, then the policing of the overall liquidity....

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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