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How to Start and Grow a Successful Hedge Fund in the US Product Image

How to Start and Grow a Successful Hedge Fund in the US

  • Published: May 2007
  • Region: United States
  • 112 Pages
  • ISI Seminars and Publications Inc.

The flagship title of this start-up series is now in its fifth edition. Sponsored by BISYS, Credit Suisse and Dechert LLP, this is book of immediate value to those starting a fund and those growing their business. Other titles in this series cover Europe, Asia and Canada.

The legal chapters on subjects such as marketing, structure, investment advisor regulation, PATRIOT Act obligations and domicile choice, will be completely updated and expanded to address the issues facing established and growing funds as well as start-ups. New chapters on third-party marketing, hedge funds and endowment investing, effective valuation and risk, and obstacles to alternative investment will be added to the book.

Chapter 1. Alternative Investments: Myths versus Reality
Tom Schneeweis, Director, CISDM, Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts.

Chapter 2. Prime Brokers: Analyzing Their Developing Roles in the Marketplace
Jim Lafaman, Credit Suisse Prime Services, New York.

Chapter 3. Structuring issues for hedge funds
David A. Vaughan, Dechert LLP, Washington and Timothy M. Clark, Dechert LLP, New York.

Chapter 4. Fund Administration
Bob Donahoe, BISYS Alternative Investment Services, New York.

Chapter 5. Investment advisor regulation
Joseph R. Fleming and John V. O’Hanlon, Dechert LLP, Boston.

Chapter 6. Marketing hedge funds – conducting private placements in the US
David A. Vaughan, Dechert LLP, Washington, DC and Robert W. Helm, Dechert LLP, Washington, DC and Newport
Beach CA and Douglas P. Dick, Dechert LLP, Newport Beach, CA.

Chapter 7. The Changing Face of Institutional Investment Management and the Role of Hedge Funds: On the Way to Becoming 'Endowment Style Investors'
John E. Dunn, III, UBK Alternative Investments, Geneva, Switzerland.

Chapter 8. USA PATRIOT Act: New Responsibilities for Hedge Fund Managers
George J. Mazin and Paul Dunn, Dechert LLP, New York.

Chapter 9. Avoiding ‘Futures’ Shock: Regulatory Issues for Hedge Funds Engaging in Derivatives
Susan C. Ervin, Dechert LLP, Washington, DC.

Chapter 10. Re-evaluating Effective Valuation, Risk and Controls
Lynn Connolly, Deloitte & Touche LLP, New York.

Chapter 11. Obstacles to Including Alternative Asset Classes in Investment Portfolios
Gary R. Greenbaum, Greenbaum and Orecchio, Inc., Old Tappan, New Jersey.

Chapter 12. Third-party Marketing Party Rolls On
Chris Clair, Lipper HedgeWorld, Chicago.

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