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Hedge or Hybrid? Choose the Right Fund Type for Your Investors

May 03, 2022 (1 min read)

With the private funds investor landscape becoming increasingly competitive, and with sophisticated investors expecting the liquidity of their fund investments to match the liquidity of the fund's underlying investments, hedge fund firms are looking for ways to innovate and offer investors more choice, flexibility, and returns. To that end, an increasing number of firms are launching hybrid funds, which are private investment vehicles that have attributes of both traditional hedge and private equity funds.

This practice note discusses the key differences between hedge fund and hybrid fund structures, and the factors that fund sponsors and their counsel should consider when evaluating the type of fund structure and strategy to pursue.


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