Due diligence on equity long/short funds

special report: due diligence

By 2010, global hedge fund assets are expected to surpass $2 trillion1 as a wider variety of investors invest in hedge funds. Financial institutions and pension funds are two investor classes that are expected to significantly increase their investment over the next five years.

This article considers a number of the key risk areas for hedge funds and hedge fund managers (and their service providers) that should be reviewed as part of the due diligence process (when investors are considering a