More Hedge Funds Aim For Side Pockets

Lewis, Janet
October 2005
Investment Management Weekly;10/24/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p6
Focuses on the increasing use of side pockets by hedge funds which allows to create a kind of mini-private equity fund within the fund. Information on side pockets; Impact of a side pocket on the illiquid investment of a hedge fund; Factor that may limit the use of side pockets.


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