Sowing the seeds for future growth

Seed capital providers invest initial capital in hedge funds, often new or recent entrants to the industry. These allocations may form part of the capital providers own fund of fund business. In return for being an early investor, the seed capital provider may negotiate a combination of reduced fees on their allocation, guaranteed future capacity, and/or participation in the revenue of the fund management company, sometimes as an equity stake with a place on the board of directors.

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