Understanding Investor Due Diligence

Jan 10 2012 | 5:10am ET

By Patrick J. McCurdy, Merlin Securities -- The investor due diligence process has evolved with the growth of the hedge fund industry. What was once a short and rather perfunctory process has grown into one which today is highly quantitative and detailed. While there is no one-size-fits-all formula for investors, one certainty is that managers who understand the components of the due diligence process will have an easier time meeting the requests of investors.


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