Starting a Hedge Fund in 2015

March 17, 2015

Hedge funds are well into the transition from bastions of alternative investment to being accepted into the mainstream investment marketplace. It is now estimated that global hedge fund assets under management amount to in excess of $3 trillion1 spread across a multitude of funds, management houses and strategies. The introduction of the European Alternative Investment Fund Manager’s Directive (“AIFMD”) in July 2013 provides standardised European Economic Area (“EEA”) rules on the operation and marketing and management of hedge funds and, as such, is very likely to bring hedge funds further into the mainstream.

So, whether a promoter is establishing its first or its fifth hedge fund, what are the key considerations it should take into account in starting a hedge fund in 2015?

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