BNP Paribas’ From Surviving to Thriving: Advice for Succeeding at Every Stage of the Hedge Fund Life Cycle is designed for both the investment professional looking to start a hedge fund as well as for hedge fund managers looking to take their business to the next level. This book has compiled information and advice from a diverse group of hedge fund industry professionals.
The book starts with a brief history of the hedge fund industry. It then provides insight about the most attractive characteristics large institutional investors look for when making hedge fund allocations. Additional topics cover how to choose a prime broker, thoughts on building and maintaining infrastructure, and insights on working with service providers. The different sections provide basic information on each topic to help you manage your firm.
We hope that the insights gained by BNP Paribas, our clients, the institutional investors we cover, and the service providers with which we work, will make this book a valuable resource as you build a successful hedge fund firm.