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How to Invest In A Hedge fund

One of the most frequent questions I’ve heard is, “How do I make a hedge fund investment?”  As with any investment decision, the first step is selecting an attractive vehicle.  There are a number of hedge fund listing services; the database and analyst team that I respect most is at Morningstar. Other databases include Hedgeco…

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Identifying Event-Driven Investments

To build a list of potential event-driven investments, start with secondary research such as newsletters or newspapers. My favorite resource is Barron’s, particularly the Follow-Up reports and 13D Filings section. Two other useful resources are PR Newswire and Business Wire, which can be searched for recent announcements of specific types of value-creating events. By creating…