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Hedge Fund Capital Raising – The Fee Drag Impact on Hedge Fund Performance

By John McCorvey / June 25, 2012 /

Developing a successful hedge fund practice goes beyond producing low-volatility portfolios and high risk-adjusted net returns.  Designing trading strategies and having strong risk management procedures are important parts of the equation. Hedge fund capital raising is at the epicenter of building a successful hedge fund business.  However, far too often hedge fund managers underestimate the…


Starting a Hedge Fund in BVI

By John McCorvey / April 15, 2010 /

With the high number of tax laws in the United States combined with coming financial and tax reforms starting a Hedge Fund in BVI (British Virgin Islands) has become an even more popular choice for fund managers. Even if you are looking at forming your first fund, you should consider starting a BVI Fund. The…


Fund Formation – Starting a Hedge Fund – Stonegate Global

By John McCorvey / May 15, 2009 /

There are plenty of articles and advice out there about starting your own Hedge Fund. They make it sound so simple and easy to create a hedge fund team, name your fund, choose the right law firm, get anchor capital, pick the right prime broker, obtain office space and then utilize the proper PR Marketing…


Starting a Real Estate Fund

By John McCorvey / July 15, 2008 /

In today’s tumultuous investing atmosphere there are opportunities to be captured by sharp investors. While the most stalwart of old line companies may have appeared to be a safe hedge against inflation and a profitable gain you may want to also consider investing in a more tangible type of investment. Real estate has for many…


7 Keys for Starting a Hedge Fund – Structural Considerations

By John McCorvey / August 17, 2007 /

7 Keys for Starting a Hedge Fund – Structural Considerations There are a number of structural considerations to think about prior to launching a hedge fund or other investment fund, such as a private equity fund or a real estate fund. Some of these considerations include the type of entity to structure, the domicile, whether…



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