Eternal vigilance

Putting money into hedge fund products demands not only careful pre-investment due diligence but also continuing scrutiny of those managing the funds

Due diligence can be translated as 'appropriate meticulousness' or, in simpler language, 'proper analysis with regard to potential risks.'

In financial markets, the term due diligence is now widely used to describe a research process before and during an investment in alternative investment strategies.

Most market participants agree that because hedge fund investments pose multiple risks, due diligence is very important.

Hedge funds are collective investment schemes, but also opaque businesses

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