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FAQS

Are your Hedge Funds legally compliant with the SEC?

Yes, our funds operate under Regulation D exemptions, specifically 506(c) and 506(b). For international investors we utilize Regulation S. View our SEC Filings here

 

Who typically invests in hedge funds? 
Usually defined as "Accredited Investors", various institutions, corporate treasuries, endowments, fund of funds, family offices, private banks and pensions invest in hedge funds.

 

What is an Accredited Investor/Qualified Purchaser?
This can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, depending on the investing process in question and is something that each individual should verify within their own Jurisdiction prior to investing with a hedge fund. Put simply, if you cannot afford to lose the money you invest then you should not be looking at hedge funds as a viable investment route.

 

What is the minimum investment? 
The minimum investment varies from fund to fund. Our funds typically begin around the $2,500 mark. Established funds can have much higher minimums; $10,000,000 or more, depending on the fund and manager. The fund manager can waive the minimum at his or her sole discretion but this is usually only undertaken to accommodate serious investors who stipulate an intent to allocate substantially more than the stated minimum, depending on how this initial allocation performs.

 

What fee structure do most hedge funds adopt? 
Hedge funds fee structures vary, dependent on jurisdiction, domicile and, most importantly, investor base. IOC's fee structure is the standard "2 and 20": a 2% management fee (% of assets) and 20% performance fee (% of profits). The 2% management fee is collected annually and the 20% performance fee is collected quarterly. Investors also receive a 25% dividend payout quarterly. 

 

Are hedge fund returns reported before or after fees? 
Most funds report their returns from previous years "net of all fees." (net of management fees and incentive/performance fees). However, some funds report gross returns or returns net of management fees but gross of incentive /performance fees. Other variations occur but, regardless of which reporting method is received, the majority of hedge funds stipulate that pre-audit figures are subject to adjustment after year end (usually a minor or nominal adjustment).

Do investors still pay fees even if the fund loses money? 
The investor always pays the management fee on assets held within the fund, but performance fees are applicable only after positive performance has been achieved (even then a hurdle rate or high water mark may grant the investor exemption of performance fee payment).

 

What is a high water mark? 
Where a hedge fund applies a high water mark to an investor's money, this means that the manager will only receive performance fees, on that particular pool of invested money, when its value is greater than its previous greatest value. Should the investment drop in value then the manager must bring it back above the previous greatest value before they can receive performance fees again.

 

What is a lock-up period? 
This is the time period that you must hold your assets ("lock-up" your money) within a fund before they can be removed.

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1. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS ARE VERY SPECULATIVE AND ARE HIGHLY RISKY. Investing in Alternative Investments, is highly speculative and is suitable only for those who (a) understand and are willing to assume the economic, legal and other risks involved, and (b) are financially able to assume significant losses. Alternative Investments are not an appropriate investment for retirement funds. You represent, warrant and agree that you understand these risks; that you are willing and able, financially and otherwise, to assume the risks of Alternative Investments and that loss of your entire account balance will not change your lifestyle. Before deciding to invest in Alternative Investments you should carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite. The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose. You should be aware of all the risks associated with Alternative Investments, and seek advice from an independent financial advisor if you have any doubts.

 

2. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS ARE NOT REGULATED. Alternative Investments are unregistered private investment partnerships, funds or pools that may invest and trade in many different market strategies, and instruments (including securities, non-securities and derivatives) and that employ different investment, hedging, leverage and arbitrage methodologies. Alternative Investments are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as mutual funds, including mutual fund requirements to provide certain periodic and standardized pricing and valuation information to investors. Alternative Investment documents are not reviewed or approved by federal or state regulators. Alternative Investments are not required to provide periodic pricing or valuation information to investors and it may be their practice to not provide such information.

 

3. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS MAY EMPLOY SPECULATIVE AND RISKY INVESTMENT STRATEGIES. Alternative Investments may employ a distinctive strategy which may not have a readily ascertainable comparative benchmark or index. Alternative Investments may be leveraged (including highly leveraged) and a hedge fund performance may be volatile. Alternative Investments may use benchmarks or targets for measurement purposes. There is no guarantee that Alternative Investment goals, objectives, benchmarks or targeted returns will be achieved or reached. Strategies intended to hedge risk may be partly or wholly unsuccessful. Some Alternative Investments may use a single advisor or employ a single strategy, which could mean a lack of diversification and higher risk. Some Alternative Investments execute a portion, and in some cases a substantial portion, of trades on foreign exchanges or over the counter markets. Such trades could involve a higher degree of risk.

 

4. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS MAY HAVE LIMITED LIQUIDITY AND CARRY HIGH MANAGEMENT FEES. An Alternative Investment may have limited liquidity or may be illiquid and there may be significant restrictions on transferring interests   there is no secondary market for an investor’s investment in an Alternative Investment and none is expected to develop.An Alternative Investment’s fees and expenses, which may be substantial regardless of any positive return, will offset the investment’s trading profits. In the case of a fund of funds, fees and expenses are charged at both the fund and sub-fund levels. As a result the fees charged will be higher than they would if an investor invested directly into the sub-fund. Alternative Investments may involve a complex tax structure (which should be reviewed carefully) and delays in distributing important tax information.

 

5. ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS MAY HAVE LITTLE OR NO OPERATING OR PERFORMANCE HISTORY. Alternative Investments may have little or no operating history or performance and may use hypothetical or pro forma performance which may not reflect actual trading done by the manager or advisor and such history or performance should be reviewed carefully. Investors should not place undue reliance on pro forma or hypothetical performance. Alternative Investments and their managers/advisors may rely on the trading expertise and experience of third-party managers or advisors; the identity of which may not be disclosed to investors.

 

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DISCLAIMER

Please do not invest more money than you are prepared to take a total loss on. There are great fortunes to be won in the Crypto Exchanges when competent investing, trading, and portfolio management are present. Please ask us any questions you may have pertaining to risk. 

 

There is great volatility in the Cryptocurrency Markets and Investors of Crypto make no guarantees on returns, profits, or gains.