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
ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H
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