One of the biggest hurdles of starting a Fund? MONEY. Many of us don’t have the capital to be able to start large funds when we are first starting out. I know I didn’t. My first fund had less than $49K , But that didn’t stop me! There are ways to get started with little … More Starting the Fire with Incubator Funds
Let’s get TECHNICAL. If you know me and you’ve read some of my other posts or watched my youtube videos you know that I like to lay things out simply for you… Well today we are going to tackle Fund Structure Exemptions. Which I know this isn’t everyone’s favorite topic and is kind of dry … More 3C1 & 3C7 Fund Exemptions, What’s the Difference?
I was recently talking with one of my students and he mentioned to me that he didn’t know how to measure his Fund’s Performance. Return on Investment? Average Annualized Return? Compounding Annual Growth Rate? Which one is best? Or none at all? I said, “Let’s start by figuring out how misleading some of these numbers … More The LIE (Not Law) of Averages in Fund Performance
Real quick. I get asked this question a lot, “Bridger, is it even possible for me to raise money outside of the United States?” The simple answer is yes, but you have to remember this one thing or it might get you into trouble. HIGH Expenses could cause issues I typically get this question from … More Raising Money Internationally
Today 30% of all PE funds are outsourcing their fund administration, with expected 50% to follow within the next 5 years.
Wait…what are fund administrators? What are their responsibilities and how do I choose one? … More A Deeper Look Into Your Fund Admin
Have you ever wondered what happens to a company’s assets when it goes under?? Who gets what?
Capital stack is important to understand, especially as fund managers.
Your investors will want to know where they stand in line! … More What is a Capital Stack?
When I started my first fund, what caused me the most anxiety was the legal side of things…who do I report to? How? When??
I was confused and stressed.
But my mentor said something that ended up being so true, “I know it can be intimidating, but I promise you it’s not as bad as it looks!” … More Fund Regulators You Need to Know
The average hedge fund manager makes 3X more than any other type of fund…
Why is that?
Know how to manage the risk and success that comes with hedge funds! … More Why Hedge Funds Fail…Plus Tips on Avoiding Failure
On a recent financial report I read how there are currently 98 new $1 billion hedge funds, and the funds at that size control 88 percent of all cash…
So what’s all the hype about??
What makes hedge funds so different? … More What Makes Hedge Funds Different??
There’s so much information out there, it can be overwhelming!
Let’s simplify it down to the 3 basic fund strategies. … More 3 Types of Hedge Fund Strategies