Choosing the right hedge fund manager has never been more difficult. First, you need to decide whether you want exposure to a single manager or a fund of funds. If the former, you then need to pick your strategy. Take out those funds that are closed to new investment and, if you're lucky, you might have narrowed down the universe of 8,000 hedge funds to less than 100.
Picking a manager that outperforms requires intensive due diligence and analysis of historical returns. Large, sophisticated i