Hedge Fund Due Diligence provides a step-by-step methodology that will allow you to recognize and avoid questionable hedge funds before its too late. Based on a framework that hedge fund investigative expert Randy Shain has refined over the course of his successful career, this book offers an overview of due diligence into hedge fund management, how information on managers can be obtained, and why this information is essential to your investment endeavors.
Randy Shain is Vice President at First Advantage Investigative Services, producers of the BackTrack Report, where he examines funds and fund management. Since 1993, Shain has examined more than 2,500 funds and 4,500 hedge fund managers. His due diligence work has expanded as the number and size of hedge funds has skyrocketed, with more than 9,000 funds, managing more than $1.2 trillion today. As part of his work, Shain examines court filings, criminal records, news clippings, and conducts extensive interviews.