How to Start and Grow a Successful Hedge Fund in Canada is an authoritative publication on the Canadian hedge fund market and an essential research tool for alternative asset managers, service providers and investors in the industry.
Sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais, Commonwealth Fund Services, KPMG and Scotiabank, this is a multi-author title covering critical topics such as:
ongoing compliance obligations;
prime broker selection;
offshore vehicles; and
The book concludes with profiles of funds who won an award at the 2013 Canadian Hedge Fund Awards based on their performance or Sharpe Ratio.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 - Overview of Canada's Hedge Fund Industry
W.William Woods, W. Woods & Co.
Chapter 2 - Structuring a Hedge Fund
Ronald M. Kosonic and Kathryn M. Fuller, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
Chapter 3 - Registration in Canada
Prema K. R. Theale, Laurie J. Cook and Matthew P. Williams, Borden Ladner Gervais.
Chapter 4 - Keeping Current with Your Compliance Obligations
Lynn M. McGrade and Sarah K. Gardiner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.
Chapter 5 - Managing Risk
Scott McEvoy, Borden Ladner Gervais and Supriya Kapoor, CPA, West Face Capital.
Chapter 6 - Building an Effective Governance Program for Hedge Funds
W. William Woods, Independent Review Inc.
Chapter 7 - Marketing Hedge Funds
Julie Makepeace, Alliance Sales and Marketing.
Chapter 8 - The Top 10 Rules Hedge Fund Managers Should Follow to Attract and Keep Investors
Jeff Banfield, JMO Research.
Chapter 9 - The Cost and Benefits of Changing of Changing Administrators
Mackenzie Crawford, Commonwealth Fund Services.
Chapter 10 - Seven Questions to Ask Your Prime Broker
Daniel Dorenbush and Les Marton, Scotia Capital Inc.
Chapter 11 - Considerations for Canadian Managers Operating Non-Canadian Funds
Gwyneth Rees and Jeremy Bomford, Maples and Calder, Cayman Islands.
Chapter 12 - Canadian Tax Treatment of Hedge Funds and Their Investors
Carmella Pallotto, KPMG LLP and Daniel Tworzewski, KPMG LLP.