This title focuses solely on hedge fund transparency and offers a balanced perspective that appreciates both the needs of institutional investors and hedge fund managers. It presents clear insight on why hedge fund transparency is an issue, as well as offering solutions. It includes "perspectives" based on interviews with numerous eminent practitioners from both sides of the investor/hedge fund debate. Service providers including consultants, prime brokers, third party marketers, capital introducers, systems providers, lawyers and accountants, should additionally acquire an enhanced insight into the needs of both investors and hedge funds in order to tailor their services to the market needs. The press and the regulators can also achieve enhanced understanding of this complex and controversial subject. Written by the chair of the Investor Risk Committee of the IAFE Committee on Hedge Fund Transparency, this title is well placed to advise on and explain the issues for all concerned participants.