Category Private Equity and Hedge Funds
3(c)(1) Funds vs. 3(c)(7) Funds
3(c)(1) and 3(c)(7) refer to two different exemptions from the requirements imposed on “investment companies” under the Investment Company Act of 1940. In this post, we explain what you need to know.
Accredited Investors vs. Qualified Clients vs. Qualified Purchasers: Understanding Investor Qualifications
Accredited investors, qualified clients, and qualified purchasers are three categories of investor qualification that are important to private fund managers. This post provides an explanation of the differences between them.
The Life Cycle of a Private Equity or Venture Capital Fund
Private equity and venture capital funds usually are organized to have a limited life cycle, often in the range of 7 to 15 years. In this post, we describe what you need to know about the different stages of that life cycle.
Managing Conflicts of Interest in Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds
Fund managers must keep a close eye on potential conflicts of interest and employ best practices like consulting advisory committees when conflicts arise. In this post, you'll read about the issues that should be at the top of your mind.
Guide to Starting a Hedge Fund
Launching a hedge fund can be a significant undertaking. By planning ahead, you’ll reduce the risk of potential noncompliance down the road. We'll explain some practical tips that will be helpful as you begin this process.