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All About Hedge Funds, Fully Revised Second Edition, 2nd Edition by Ezra Zask

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CHAPTER 20Hedge Fund of Funds

Funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) are a type of investment company that invests in hedge funds—in a sense, it is both a strategy and a fund structure. FoHFs grew in popularity along with hedge funds; however, they have had to adjust to cope with a changing investment landscape, which has included less investor interest in the FoHF structure.

This chapter addresses both the typical strategies employed by FoHF managers and the challenges that these managers have faced in recent years. Recent history has shown that the FoHFs that are continuing to thrive are the ones that offer a combination of the following: access to new manager talent, wrappers such as the European Union’s Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable ...

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