Deutsche Bank research reveals shift in due diligence carried out by FoHFs

Wed Dec 5, 2012




 
  Daniel Caplan 
As funds of hedge funds feel the pinch of the mass rush by institutional investors to invest directly, one skill that is becoming more and more vital is that of operational due diligence.

With the funds of funds themselves, operational due diligence teams are gaining more power at the investment committee meetings, resulting in roles considered almost of not actually on a par with the investment team.

A recent study by Deutsche Bank revealed a fundamental shift in the depth and nature of due diligence carried out by hedge fund investors. A study that polled senior professionals at leading funds of hedge funds and consultants in Europe, representing more than $411 billion in hedge funds assets under management, shows...

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