Mark Fitzgerald, Barclays Global Investors

The value proposition for fund of hedge funds (FoHF) focuses on their ability to select good managers and conduct comprehensive due diligence. Here are some things investors should consider:

Manager sourcing: How does the FoHF source managers and how comprehensive is the manager database?

Identifying skilful managers: Truly skilful managers should provide consistently positive returns with low market correlation. However, the universe of skilful managers is small - less than 5% of the 10,0