Launching a Hedge Fund in 2016: An Overview for US Managers

May 23, 2016

Despite a challenging environment for the hedge fund industry, many institutional investors continue to allocate to hedge funds in a market environment otherwise devoid of promising investment opportunities. While the hedge fund industry saw net outflows in the first quarter of 2016, the $3.13 trillion in global hedge fund assets under management continues to attract new and innovative portfolio managers. Interestingly, a newly available source of seed capital for fund launches may come from managers themselves due to the required recognition in 2017 of years of deferred compensation.

So, whether a manager 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 2016?

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