Family offices "inundated" by hedge fund pitches, but playing hard to get may be key, investors say
By Rob Copeland
Mon Nov 5, 2012
Family investors at Absolute Return Symposium included a self-described hedge fund omnivore and an office invested in 90 different managers.
Hedge funds looking to raise money from the below-the-radar
world of family offices got a slew of advice from top
investment officers in the field at the Absolute Return
Symposium."I am mindful that I experience a Groucho
effect--that those managers who are pursuing me I find less
attractive than those I have to chase," said Dan Schatzman,
director of hedge fund research for the New York City-based
Wolfson Family Office. The single family office invests about
$1 billion in hedge funds, mostly...
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