Liongate: hedge fund regulation impacting returns

'40 Act and Ucits restrictions risk stifling entrepreneurial spirit of the hedge fund industry


Rounding up snakes might sound like a risky business. Yet, to Jeff Holland, Texas-bred managing director and co-founder of $5 billion London-based Liongate Capital Management, as long as the risks are well managed, hunting snakes means good eating.

Perhaps it was this unusual familiarity with managing risk from an early age that inspired Holland to co-found Liongate in 2003 with current chief investment officer Randall Dillard.

In contrast to the traditional concierge model of the day, Liongate