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Starting a Hedge Fund – Primer for Start Up Hedge Fund Managers

How to Start a Hedge Fund

Many future hedge fund managers have misconceptions about how to start a hedge fund – either they think it is a very basic process that takes no time or resources, or they think that it will take too much time and will be cost prohibitive.  For most start up hedge funds, the manager can be up and running within a month depending on whether the manager will need to be registered with the state securities commission (please see our article on start up hedge fund timelines).  This article will detail the steps the manager will need to take to start the hedge fund. Continue reading

Offshore Hedge Fund Formation Overview – Hedge Fund Timeline

There are many reasons why managers will want to form hedge funds in offshore jurisdictions like the Cayman Islands or the British Virgin Islands.  While a domestic hedge fund can be established in as little as two to three weeks (depending on whether the manager must be registered as an investment advisor), the offshore hedge fund will usually take around 6 to 10 weeks to form, depending on a number of different factors.  This article will detail the process of creating an offshore hedge fund.  Continue reading