The Business of Running a Hedge Fund

Feb 22 2011 | 2:19am ET

Original publication date: Feb 22, 2011
Author(s): By Aaron Vermut, Ron Suber, Patrick McCurdy, Merlin Securities

2010 was transformative for the hedge fund industry and served as a strong reminder that managing money is not the same as managing a business. In Merlin’s latest white paper, we examine the hedge fund business model based on our observations and numerous conversations with managers, investors and industry experts. Our goal with the paper is to share the best practices we have witnessed among hedge funds that are well positioned for sustainability across a variety of economic and market conditions.

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Editor's Note

    Oct 21 2015 | 10:41am ET

    One of the most unique charity benefits in the hedge fund industry, A Leg To Stand On's (ALTSO's) Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest - NYC, raised nearly $500,000 last Thursday thanks to the generous support of major sponsors and nearly 1,400 attendees from the Tri-State finance, business and hedge fund communities. Read more…