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Hedge Fund Compensation

2014 Hedge Fund Compensation Survey is Closing

November 6, 2014

Hundreds of hedge fund professionals have participated, representing well-known firms and niche players, spanning the full range of experience and roles, including analysts, traders, marketing professionals, portfolio managers and others. The Hedge Fund Compensation Survey is closing soon. Click here to take the survey The 2014 Hedge Fund Compensation Survey takes less than 5 minutes [...]

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2014 Hedge Fund Compensation Report Released

January 14, 2014

The latest report on hedge fund compensation benchmarks shows these professionals received increases in both base and bonus amounts. The average compensation was up 16 percent in 2013 and totaled $330,000. Bonuses were the primary force for the increases, while base compensation increased only slightly this year. Base pay increased by 4 percent and bonus [...]

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2013 Hedge Fund Compensation Survey

October 20, 2013

Benchmark Compensation has opened its seventh annual Hedge Fund Compensation Survey. Each year, the Hedge Fund Compensation Survey provides a benchmark for compensation practices by collecting data directly from the professionals who work in the industry. The purpose of the annual Hedge Fund Compensation Survey is to create an accurate and affordable report that allows [...]

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An Element of Hypocrisy

October 1, 2013

SAC Capital Advisers, LLC has been embroiled in legal battles with the SEC for more than a decade, most revolving around the issue of insider trading. When the practice of insider trading among members of the Senate and Congress (including their staffers) received heavy media scrutiny in November, 2011; the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge [...]

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Investors Chipping Away at Hedge Fund Fee Structures

April 4, 2011

Investors are throwing their weight around, particularly when it comes to hedge fund compensation structures, and it’s having an effect. One example is D.E. Shaw & Co, one of the world’s largest hedge funds with about $19 billion in assets under management. It recently announced it has lowered its management fees as a result of [...]

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