We discussed the Capco White Paper was titled “Understanding and Mitigating Operational Risk in Hedge Fund Investments”, and even though it was first published in 2003; it still inspires an ongoing debate about why many hedge funds fail.
The study mostly blamed operational issues for what they referred to as "an alarmingly high number of hedge fund failures", but Simon Kerr has a different view, not only on the conclusion of the study, but also about what really matters when it comes to winning in the hedge fund space.
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Click here to read Simon's article on hedgefundinsight.org
About the author: Baldwin has been active as a business developer in the investment industry for more than 20 years. He is a partner at Silk Invest, a fund manager dedicated to the frontier markets. He was an early adapter of social media within the investment management industry. His efforts have helped position Silk Invest as one of the leading managers in the frontier space. In collaboration with Perfecta Partners, Baldwin also helps other financial services companies improve their content marketing and social media strategies.