Capital Fundraising for Alternative Investment Funds (EisnerAmper)

February 2014

KEYWORDS: fundraising, asset allocation, alternative investment, alternative fund managers, capital formation, marketing, hedge fund investor, emerging managers, Seeding

Authors:

Keith S. Miller, CPA

Organizations:
  • EisnerAmper

Summary:
Capital fundraising is one of the most important and challenging tasks faced by alternative investment fund managers today.  For many managers, it is the hardest part of their job.  Current economic conditions and the vast array of investment products competing for investor attention have made the process of attracting new capital into private funds increasingly difficult.EisnerAmper LLP recently held an event at the Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco on the subject of “Capital Fundraising for Alternative Investment Funds.” The following highlights the key discussion points made by the panel during the event.

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