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How to engage your followers

We’ve been working hard on finding new ways to keep you tuned in to the beat of the industry. Today, I’m pleased to announce that firms can post updates through the Financial Diligence Networks platform. You may have noticed that we recently made it possible for you to “follow” firms that use FDN. Following is an easy way…

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FDN’s Solution for AIFMD

The July 22nd, 2014 start date for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is fast approaching. If you are one of the many managers who have chosen not to register because of the costs, compliance burdens, and legal complexity associated with registration, you must forego actively marketing your products in the EU. In fact,…

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FDN is not a Database

FDN is not a hedge fund database. In my prior role as an allocator I used various hedge fund databases and found them helpful. FDN, however, differs from these databases in many valuable respects. FDN is a Network First and foremost, FDN is a dual-sided network. The network is private and exclusive to asset mangers…

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Comparative Analytics

In my prior role as an allocator to hedge funds, I spent countless hours each month gathering core information on the hedge funds I was monitoring. This information included performance and AUM statistics, monthly letters, and risk reports. To collect this information, I, and members of my team, would have to log into many different…

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The Hedge Fund Data Pipe

Institutional Investors, how much time and money do you spend each year gathering information on funds that you care about? Hedge Funds, how much time do you waste populating the same information about your funds in different locations? That is all changing. Now. We are creating The Hedge Fund Data Pipe, a link between FDN…

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FDN Embraces Operational Due Diligence

Providing software solutions to improve the due diligence process has always been at the core of our mission at FDN. Today, we are excited to share our roadmap for the next generation of operational due diligence technology. Operations represents a key area of risk for fund managers, and continuous monitoring of these risks poses a…

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