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Sunday, September 16, 2007

More on Black Market Capital

Allaboutalpha, a leading blog on the hedge fund industry, has a nice, extensive discussion of my latest paper:  Black Market Capital.  Black Market Capital discusses the federal regulation of hedge funds and private equity and the rise of fund adviser ipos, special purpose acquisition companies, structured trust acquisition companies and exchange traded funds all of which attempt to mimic hedge fund or private equity performance and are marketed to public investors on this basis.  My paper was posted to the SSRN last week.  According to Allaboutalpha: 

[Davidoff] concludes the paper by methodically walking through many of the positive arguments for hedge funds that we have also made on this website (he even cites some of the same sources).  This dispassionate, methodical style may destine Davidoff’s paper to be a beacon for the industry as it struggles to debunk commonly-held misperceptions. 

You can read their further analysis here.  You can download my paper on the SSRN here

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/2007/09/more-on-black-m.html

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