Increased due diligence may push smaller funds to the wall

HEDGE FUNDS | TOUGH MARKET MEANS SMALL FUNDS MAY STRUGGLE: STUDY

LONDON -- Smaller funds of hedge funds will struggle to survive given costs of due diligence and an increasingly sophisticated investor base, according to Professor Noël Amenc, the director of the France-based Edhec Risk and Asset Management research centre.

Amenc says the cost of due diligence required to maintain fund-of-fund returns while avoiding potential blow-ups from a rapidly growing universe of single-strategy funds would push some smaller multi-manager providers from the market. Am

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