Is your prime broker (or fund administrator) the biggest threat to the success of your business?

Managers have become so wearily familiar with completing and issuing due diligence questionnaires that there is talk of a box-ticking culture taking hold of the hedge fund industry. Investors, conscious of the perils of form over substance, are now probing beyond the management company itself to encompass its service providers, of which the most important are prime brokers and administrators. Investors are also pressing managers to assess and mitigate service provider risks other than the obvious. 

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