Panel session: Building a sustainable business – people, process and succession planning

Mon Oct 3, 2011

Building for tomorrow

The success of the hedge fund industry has been phenomenal over the past 30 years, but what about the next-generation managers? As the industry institutionalises, the institutional buyers are asking for many of the business processes they rely on in the long-only world to be adapted to the hedge fund world. A long-term pension fund investor is unlikely to invest in a manager that has no succession plan; key-man cover; and organisational basics in place.

Due to the time it takes to find and source a manager, investors like to stay with their investments for as long as the performance holds...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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