Can Dedicated Managed Accounts Keep Investors Interested in Hedge Funds?

Can Dedicated Managed Accounts Keep Investors Interested in Hedge Funds?

October 2014

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Josh Kestler, president and COO of HedgeMark, a BNY Mellon Company, discusses how Dedicated Managed Accounts can provide a mechanism to address key issues and ultimately improve and enhance the hedge fund investing experience.

Josh Kestler, president and COO of HedgeMark, a BNY Mellon Company, discusses how Dedicated Managed Accounts can provide a mechanism to address key issues and ultimately improve and enhance the hedge fund investing experience in The Long View: Can dedicated managed accounts keep investors interested in hedge funds?

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An investment in hedge fund strategies is speculative, should be discretionary capital set aside for speculative purposes, involves a high degree of risk and is not suitable for all investors. Investors could lose all or a substantial portion of their investment and must have the financial ability, sophistication, experience and willingness to bear the risks of an investment long term. Hedge fund strategies may be significantly leveraged and performance may be volatile. Accounts pursuing hedge fund strategies commonly enter into swaps, futures, forwards, options and other derivative transactions for various hedging and/or speculative purposes that can result in volatile fund performance.

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