|Patric de Gentile-|
Emerging managers are the topic du jour as investors start to go direct. Funds of funds are no longer being paid to access the brands, so some are using due diligence teams and manager selection expertise in the smaller manager arena, while investors believe they have to look beyond the hedge fund giants for performance.
The session moderated by Mairead Kenny of Bank of America Merrily Lynch looked into how to get launched, identified and funded at a time when emerging managers are back in vogue. Patric de Gentile-Williams of FRM Capital Advisors, the seeding division of Financial Risk Management, said the seeding rationale is based...