Launches & Closures

HSBC targets next generation of emerging managers

by

Phelim Bolger
Tim Gascoigne
Emerging-manager mania has taken a firm foothold in the fund of hedge funds industry as a way for multi-managers to try to differentiate themselves from the groundswell of advisors all aiming to assist pension funds in their direct hedge fund manager allocations.

Most of these advisors, which come in various formats including consultants, do not, however, have the depth of resources or experience to discover and discern the winners of tomorrow.

For this reason, they are typically focusing on allocations to the larger brand names, leaving an open field