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Hedge Fund Lock-Up Period

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Many potential hedge fund investors have concerns over limitations on their ability to withdraw monies from the fund. It is not uncommon for funds to lock up investor capital for one year after investment and even very long lock in periods of over 7 years, while uncommon, are not unheard of. Even after the lock up period is over, or apart from the use of lock-ups funds will often restrict investor redemptions to no more frequently than quarterly, semi-annually or even annually. In addition, commonly the investor must give advance notice to the fund manager (e.g. 30 days to 90 days) of his intention to be redeemed. In effect, ...
open to a limited range of investors that undertakes a wider range of investment and trading activities in addition to traditional long -only investment funds, and that, in general, pays a performance fee to its investment manager . Every hedge fund has its own investment strategy that determines the type of investments and the methods of investment it undertakes. Hedge funds, as a class, invest in a broad range of investments including shares , debt and commodities . Some people consider the fund created in 1949 by Alfred Winslow Jones to be the first hedge fund. As the name implies, hedge funds often seek to hedge some of the ...
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Articles Directory » Managed Futures Vs Hedge Funds
Are you in the market for an alternative investment? If you are one of the prudent investors who is seeking to allocate a portion of assets to strategies not normally employed by the investing public this article is a must read. There are primarily two forms of alternative investment management, hedge funds and managed futures. Hedge funds are invested in a vast number of products, both exchange listed and Over-the-Counter (OTC) derivatives. Managed futures are generally only invested in exchange listed commodity futures contracts, regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Be careful! If the wrong investment ... market research, surveys and trends
Hedge Fund Partnership Agreements – Side-Letters Do Count! « Hedge ...
your deal with each investor is specified  in a partnership agreement (PA). Among other terms, the PA specifies lockup periods (periods of time in which an investment cannot be withdrawn), procedures for withdrawals, and the partner’s ability to rescind previous withdrawal requests. If an investor wants terms different from the standard PA, one method is to agree to a side-letter that overrides the standard terms of the PA. In the past, the efficacy of side-letters has been unclear, but a 2009 ruling ( Umbach v. Carrington Inv. Partners in the Connecticut U.S. District Court) gave side-letters increased clout. The plaintiff ... market research, surveys and trends

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Market Conditions and Hedge Fund Survival
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Hedging Your Bets: A Heads Up on Hedge Funds and Funds of Hedge Funds
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Institutional Investors Making Big Splash in Hedge Fund Pool ...
Long considered an elite investment for high net-worth individuals, smaller private banks and certain institutional investors, the hedge fund market has grown up from a multimillion-dollar cottage industry one where assets total more than $1 trillion. "And the bulk of the growth in the past five years has been attributable to the entrance of institutional investors into the space," said David Friedland, president of the Hedge Fund Association. Virtually unregulated, hedge funds have minimum investment requirements, typically ranging from $250,000 to $1 million. By law, a maximum of 100 investors is allowed in a hedge ...
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Please don't take this the wrong way, but this is like asking how you become a good pianist. You have to practice, practice, practice, and you have to have a natural talent for music to begin with. Stock trading is exactly the same way. One of my businesses is developing software for day traders to automate their algorithms, and I've seen a range of personalities and intelligence levels. There's no common thread here - you're either good at intuitively sensing what the market is doing, or you're not. A few pieces of advice: 1. Systems don't work - don't ever buy a book with a system in it. If ...