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Investing in Hedge Funds, Revised and Updated Edition by Joseph G. Nicholas

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CHAPTER 16
After the Initial Allocation

ONGOING DUE DILIGENCE

Due diligence is an intelligence-gathering process in which all the information available about a fund or manager is collected, verified if possible, and analyzed. The purpose is to determine the nature and potential benefits and risks associated with the fund’s investment strategy and the structure used to access that strategy and to develop expectations about future investment activities and performance. These conclusions and expectations allow the investor to determine whether the fund is a suitable investment. However, the work does not end when an investment selection is made; due diligence is an ongoing process.
Due diligence produces information about how assets can be expected ...

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